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Pinback Button, "The Washington Post"

Object Details

Medium
metal, plastic, paper
Dimensions
5/16 × 1 3/4 in. (0.8 × 4.5 cm)
Cite As
Gift of the Family of Howard Croft
Caption
This round pinback button commemorated the 100th anniversary of The Washington Post newspaper. The pin features the publication’s logo at the center in blue, surrounded by red lettering reading “Our Centennial Year / 1977”. The milestone was celebrated in an informal gathering with employees and their families.
The button is among more than 200 collected by longtime Anacostia resident and social justice advocate Howard Croft.
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Accession Number
2022.14.242
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/dl8f05798ac-b4a8-478f-9dcf-977c54d41dbd
Record ID
acm_2022.14.242
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