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Pinback Button, "You Have A Lot More Hill To Climd"

Object Details

Medium
metal, plastic, paper, adhesive, ink
Dimensions
1/4 × 2 3/8 in. (0.7 × 6 cm)
Cite As
Gift of the Family of Howard Croft
Caption
This round pinback button sports the quotation “you have a lot more hill to climd [sic]”. The phrase, handwritten in ink on a circular paper sheet applied to the button, likely references an on-going struggle against adversity.
The button is among more than 200 collected by longtime Anacostia resident and social justice advocate Howard Croft.
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Accession Number
2022.14.243
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/dl8691b641d-11fa-4e4a-a668-c8227ea3e10a
Record ID
acm_2022.14.243
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