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Button

Object Number: 
2002.68.22
Date: 
1970-1973
Medium: 
Metal, plastic
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 1/4 in. ( 3.2 cm )
Description: 
Circular pin-back button: "NIXON/EATS/LETTUCE"; image of a bird at bottom; green and black.
Gallery Label: 
In 1970, the United Farm Workers Organizing Committee (UFWOC) urged the public to boycott lettuce cultivated and sold by non-unionized lettuce producers. This button accused President Nixon of supporting the opposition.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Norma P. Munn
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group