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Pinback Button, "Run Jesse Run '92"

Object Details

Medium
metal, plastic, paper
Dimensions
5/16 × 2 1/4 in. (0.8 × 5.7 cm)
Cite As
Gift of the Family of Howard Croft
Caption
This round pinback button expressed Jesse Jackson’s supporters’ wish for him to run in the 1992 presidential elections. The pin reads “Run Jesse Run ‘92” in blue and red lettering against a yellow background. Jackson run in the Democratic primaries of 1984 and 1988 but declined to enter the race for a third time.
The button is among more than 200 collected by longtime Anacostia resident and social justice advocate Howard Croft.
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Accession Number
2022.14.224
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/dl8fd9eb9f9-dab4-4b1d-8660-105a4eda1055
Record ID
acm_2022.14.224
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