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Pinback button stating "We Shall Overcome"

  • Pinback button stating
  • Pinback button stating
  • Pinback button stating
Smithsonian Museum
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Description
A small, circular, brown and yellow pinback button featuring the text [ WE SHALL / OVERCOME ]. Along the lower left edge of the button is the manufacturers information [ HIP PROD., 153 NORTH, CHGO. ]
Manufactured by
Hip Products, American
Date
1960s
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Dawn Simon Spears and Alvin Spears, Sr.
Medium
metal and plastic
Dimensions
Diameter: 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm)
Type
buttons (information artifacts)