Pinback button featuring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Round pin-back button featuring a black and white image of Martin Luther King Jr.'s face. Black type appears on button and reads, [WE MOURN OUR LOSS/1929/1968/REV. DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.] Hanging from the bottom of the button is a purple ribbon with gold type that reads, [I/HAVE/A/DREAM].
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
Manufactured by
Unidentified
Subject of
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., American, 1929 - 1968
Owned by
Jan Bailey, American, 1942 - 2010
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Medium
metal, ribbon
Dimensions
Diameter (Button): 1 11/16 × 3/8 in. (4.3 × 1 cm)
H x W (Ribbon): 4 13/16 × 1 9/16 in. (12.2 × 4 cm)
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Exhibition
A Changing America: 1968 and Beyond
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 1, C1 053
ca.1968
Type
buttons (information artifacts)
Object number
2013.201.1.20