Button, Poor People's Campaign, 1968

Button, Poor People's Campaign, 1968

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Description
The most basic right of citizenship has been equal access and protection under the law. The fight to extend this right to all began before the Declaration of Independence proclaimed “all men are created equal,” and continues today.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Button
Date made
1968
associated date
1968
associated place
United States: District of Columbia
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
white; blue (overall color)
Measurements
overall: 2 in; x 5.08 cm
ID Number
2003.0317.039
catalog number
2003.0317.039
accession number
2003.0317
Credit Line
Timothy D. W. Connelly in memory of Gordon Montgomery Connelly
subject
Civil Rights Movement
Poor Peoples Campaign
Poor People's Campaign
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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