Pin-back button

Object Number: 
2009.8.11
Date: 
1975
Medium: 
Metal and plastic
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm)
Description: 
Gay pride button, "GAY PARADE JUNE 29 1975 C.S.2.D.," along outside; cartoon-like sun, waves, symbols in center, green, yellow, black on pink
Gallery Label: 
On Saturday, June 28, 1969 Police raided the Stonewall, an openly gay bar on Christopher St. in Greenwich Village, NY. Teh raid escalated into a riot which ran for several days on and around Christopher St. There have been annual observances of "Christopher Street Day" since.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Roy Eddey
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group