The World Says No to War/United for Peace and Justice

Object Number: 
2003.40.2
Date: 
2003
Medium: 
Paper, plastic, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/8 x 2 1/8 in. ( 7.9 x 5.4 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on side of button: "www.unitedforpeace.org" printed: on side of button: "United for Peace & Justice"
Description: 
Rectangular-shaped pin-back button: "The World/Says No/to War/UNITED/FOR/PEACE/AND/JUSTICE"; image of a flag with its staff rooted in the top of a globe; turquoise, black and white.
Gallery Label: 
This button was obtained and worn during a demonstration in New York City, held in opposition to the U.S. and allied forces' invasion of Iraq. The war officially began on Wednesday, March 19, and ended on Thursday, May 1, 2003.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Allen Baird
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group