Pinback button

Object Number: 
2002.1.4315
Date: 
1990
Medium: 
Plastic, metal, paper
Dimensions: 
1/4 x 1 1/2 in. diameter
Description: 
A white pinback button printed with a black central field that reads in white "Act Up". In March of 1987, ACT UP was formed in New York City by a group of people as a diverse, nonpartisan group of individuals united in anger and committed to direct action to end the AIDS Crisis. They meet with government and health officials; they support research and distribute the latest medical information, as well as holding public protests and demonstrations.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group