Circular political pin-back button; some rust and water damage; white background with black lettering and image; image of a ring of garland; "BAN / THE / BOMB"
"Ban the Bomb" became a popular slogan in the 1960s against the use of hydrogen and atomic bombs. Many peace advocates sought a ban of these highly destructive weapons while the United States fought in Vietnam.
Gift of Toni Ellen Heisler
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