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Pin-back button

Object Number: 
2001.270
Date: 
ca. 1960
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 5/16 in. ( 3.4 cm )
Description: 
Circular metal pin-back button "KEEP/BIAFRA/ALIVE"; black and white.
Gallery Label: 
Biafra was a battle for independence waged by the Ibo tribe in eastern Nigeria. It was also a war for control of the oil-rich lands in Biafra by the Nigerian government and the western world. In the end, the war cost the lives of more than one million Biafrans.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Kitty Krupat
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group