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Pinback Button, "Re-Elect Frank Smith"

Object Details

Medium
metal, plastic, paper
Dimensions
1/4 × 2 9/16 in. (0.6 × 6.5 cm)
Cite As
Gift of the Family of Howard Croft
Caption
This round pinback button expressed support for the reelection of councilor Frank Smith form the District of Columbia. The pin reads “Re-elect / Frank Smith / Councilman Ward 1” in blue lettering against a white background. Blue text printed around the rim expresses the campaign pin was “Paid by Committee to Re-Elect Fran Smith – Ron Linton Treasurer”. Smith represented Ward 1 from 1983 through 1999.
The button is among more than 200 collected by longtime Anacostia resident and social justice advocate Howard Croft.
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Accession Number
2022.14.203
Type
button
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Anacostia Community Museum Collection
Data Source
Anacostia Community Museum
Restrictions & Rights
Usage conditions apply
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dl8bd24894a-018a-4aac-8baa-8602f321d059
Record ID
acm_2022.14.203
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