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Pinback Button, "Re-Elect Barbara Lett Simmons"

Object Details

Medium
metal, plastic, paper
Dimensions
1/4 × 2 5/16 in. (0.7 × 5.9 cm)
Cite As
Gift of the Family of Howard Croft
Caption
This round pinback button promoted the re-election of Barbara Lett-Simmons for the Board of Education of the District of Columbia. The pin reads “Re-Elect / Barbara Lett Simmons / At Large / D.C. School Board” in brown lettering against a white background. Simmons served three consecutive terms on the Board, being elected the first time in 1973.
The button is among more than 200 collected by longtime Anacostia resident and social justice advocate Howard Croft.
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Accession Number
2022.14.210
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/dl81cfe6dc4-5408-4593-9c19-807e9cb2c060
Record ID
acm_2022.14.210
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