Button, "We Shall Overcome"

Button, "We Shall Overcome"

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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.
Object Name
Button
depicted
Sitting Bull
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
white, red (overall color)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/2 in; x 3.81 cm
ID Number
1984.1081.223
accession number
1984.1081
catalog number
1984.1081.223
Credit Line
U.S. Legislative Branch, Library of Congress, Exchange and Gift Division
subject
Civil Rights Movement
Native Americans
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Political and Military History: Political History, Reform Movements Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
Exhibition
American Democracy
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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