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Object Name Button, Political
Catalog Number 2004.58.28
Date 1963
Material(s) Paper/Plastic/Ink/Brass/Tinplate
Dimensions H-1.25 W-1.25 Dia-1.25 inches
Description This is a circular celluloid process political button. The top half of the button is black and the lower half is white. The top half has white lettering, and the lower half has black lettering. The button reads, "WE SHALL / OVERCOME." There is a small union logo along the lower edge of the button. The button has a stick-pin closure on the back.
Notes This button is similar to those produced by the AFL-CIO in the 1960s.
Collection Jill E. Robinson Collection
Event 1963 Civil Rights March on Washington
Subjects Button badges
Civil rights
Civil rights movements
Search Terms Button, Political
Civil rights
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS