Pin-back button featuring Martin Luther King Jr.

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A white button with a black and white image of Martin Luther King, Jr. in the center. King is seen from the shoulders up and looks over his proper left shoulder into the distance. Surrounding the image, along the top and bottom is black, curved text that reads: [I'M FOR / KING'S WAY]. On reverse is a small, white, round sticker with the number [3385]. Attached to the sticker and tucked into the inside back is a scrap of white paper with writing: [A116 / $266 / AA-5]. The reverse also has a pin without a fastener.
Topic
African American
Civil Rights
Politics (Practical)
United States--History--1961-1969
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
Created by
Unidentified
Subject of
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., American, 1929 - 1968
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Medium
metal, ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W x D: 1 5/8 x 1 1/2 x 3/16 in. (4.1 x 3.8 x 0.5 cm)
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
ca. 1965
Type
buttons (information artifacts)
Object number
2012.159.7