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Pinback Button, "Gay/Lesbian Vote 85"

Object Details

Medium
metal, plastic, paper
Dimensions
3/16 × 1 3/4 in. (0.4 × 4.4 cm)
Cite As
Gift of the Family of Howard Croft
Caption
This round pinback button advocated for gays and lesbians’ rights. The pin reads “Gay/Lesbian / Vote 85” at the center, with rows of light blue stars and pink triangles below and above. The message was promoted by the Gay and Lesbian Independent Democrats of New York.
The button is among more than 200 collected by longtime Anacostia resident and social justice advocate Howard Croft.
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Accession Number
2022.14.221
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/dl8f9cb6550-def0-41e2-9eb3-39be4a8cea34
Record ID
acm_2022.14.221
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