REPRODUCTIVE FREEDOM FOR ALL WOMEN

Object Number: 
2003.64.33
Date: 
ca. 1970
Medium: 
Metal, paper, plastic
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 3/4 in. ( 4.4 cm )
Marks: 
crimp: purple lettering "DONNELLY/COLT BUTTONS BOX 188 HAMPTON CT 06247 ART copyright ERIKA WELLS"
Description: 
Circular political pin-back button; white background with purple lettering; purple images of women's faces including a sign with an image of a crossed out clothes hanger; "REPRODUCTIVE FREEDOM / FOR ALL WOMEN"
Gallery Label: 
The image of the clothes hanger is repeatedly used as a negative alternative to legalized abortion, and the image of the crossed out hanger has been abdopted by the Pro-Choice movement.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Toni Ellen Heisler
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group