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Pinback Button, "Defend Atlanta's Children"

Object Details

Medium
metal, plastic, paper
Dimensions
5/16 × 2 1/16 in. (0.8 × 5.3 cm)
Cite As
Gift of the Family of Howard Croft
Caption
This round pinback button commemorates the March on the Pentagon that took place in Washington, DC on May 3, 1981. Organized by the People’s Anti-War Mobilization, the demonstrators protested the Reagan Administration’s domestic and foreign policies, including its involvement in the Salvadoran Civil War. The black, green, and white pin reads “Defend Atlanta’s Children Not El Salvador’s Junta”.
The button is among more than 200 collected by longtime Anacostia resident and social justice advocate Howard Croft.
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Accession Number
2022.14.239
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/dl8facc5feb-f087-4b8f-8fce-534e0157bc54
Record ID
acm_2022.14.239
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