Metal, paper, plastic
diameter: 1 1/2 in. ( 3.8 cm )
crimp: blue lettering "ACE 680 B'WAY N.Y.C."
Circular political pin-back button; white background with blue lettering, and blue background with white lettering; "FREEDOM RIDE / CORE"
Starting in 1961, the Freedom Ride CORE organized dozens of trips to the Deep South by Northern students and Civil Rights activists. The goal of these trips was to protest the racial segragation in the Southern United States.
Gift of Toni Ellen Heisler
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