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Pinback button

Object Number: 
2002.1.4330
Date: 
1940-1970
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
1/8 x 1 3/4 in. diameter
Description: 
A bright blue pinback button printed in white "Zionism/ A Badge of Honor/ Zionist Organization of America (ZOA)". The Zionist Organization of America is the oldest, and one of the largest, pro-Israel organizations in the United States. Founded in 1897 to support the re-establishment of a Jewish State in the ancient Land of Israel, its presidents have included such illustrious Jewish leaders as Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis and Rabbi Abba Hillel Silver. The ZOA was instrumental in mobilizing the support of the U.S. government, Congress, and the American public for the creation of Israel in 1948.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group