Denim vest worn by Joan Mulholland during Civil Rights Movement

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A worn denim vest with 23 pin-back buttons on it. The collar and arm openings are worn and fraying/ The name "Mulholland" is sewn in at the collar.
Topic
African American
Civil Rights
Clothing and dress
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Rights
public domain
Manufactured by
Levi Strauss & Co., founded 1853
Worn by
Joan Trumpauer Mulholland, American, born 1941
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Trumpauer-Mulholland Collection
Medium
denim, metal
Dimensions
H x W: 26 1/2 x 24 in. (67.3 x 61 cm)
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Clothing-Historical
Exhibition
Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: The Era of Segregation, 1876-1968
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 2, C 2053
1960s
Type
vests (main garments)
Object number
2010.71.3