Pin-back button

Object Number: 
1997.6.119
Date: 
ca. 1990
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 5/16 in. ( 3.4 cm )
Description: 
Circular metal pin-back button "PEACE CORPS"; dove, stars and stripes; red, white and blue.
Gallery Label: 
On March 1, 1961, President John F. Kennedy signed an executive order establishing the United States Peace Corps. Since that date, the Peace Corps has pursued three goals: to help people of interested countries to meet their need for trained men and women; to help promote a better understanding of Americans on the part of the peoples served; and to help promote a better understanding of other peoples on the part of Americans.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mildred Speiser
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group