Pinback Button, "Re-Elect John Ray"

Object Details

Medium
metal, plastic, paper
Dimensions
5/16 × 2 3/16 in. (0.8 × 5.6 cm)
Cite As
Gift of the Family of Howard Croft
Caption
This round pinback button promoted the re-election of District of Columbia councilman John Ray. White lettering against a blue background reads “Re-Elect John Ray”. Ray first won an at-large seat in the council in a special election in 1979 and was reelected successively in 1980, 1984, 1988, and 1992.
The button is among more than 200 collected by longtime Anacostia resident and social justice advocate Howard Croft.
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Accession Number
2022.14.39
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/dl8ddfa3445-e0ad-47c0-9b02-6128941bc2f0
Record ID
acm_2022.14.39
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