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Pin-back button

Object Number: 
2012.36.5
Date: 
1970
Medium: 
Plastic, metal
Dimensions: 
Diameter: 2 1/16 in. (5.2 cm)
Description: 
Circular pink pin-back button with white and orange text which reads: "CHRISTOPHER STREET / GAY / LIBERATION DAY JUNE 27"
Gallery Label: 
In 1970, on the first year anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, gay rights activists organized Christopher Street Liberation Day to commemorate the watershed event. It was the first Gay Pride march in U.S. history.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Roy R. Eddey
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group