Shut them Down/ Boston Clamshell Coalition

Object Number: 
2002.70.26
Date: 
1980-1985
Medium: 
Metal, plastic
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 1/4 in. ( 5.7 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on side of button: "BOSTON CLAMSHELL COALITION 595 MASSACHUSETTS AVE. CAMBRIDGE MASS. 02139 (617) 661-6204 N.G. SLATER CORP. NYC 11
Description: 
Circular metal pin-back button "SHUT THEM DOWN/BOSTON CLAMSHELL COALITION"; image of a nuclear power plant; white, red and black.
Gallery Label: 
The Boston Clamshell Coalition was part of the anti-nuclear power movement in the 1980's.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Beatrice J. Siegel
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group