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Pin-back button

Object Number: 
2001.140
Date: 
1979-1985
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 in. ( 5.1 cm )
Description: 
Circular metal pin-back button "COMPLETE, EXTEND THE REVOLUTION!/SMASH U.S. IMPERIALISM!/Defend/Nicaragua!/Crush the/ Contras!/SYL"; black, white and red star.
Gallery Label: 
Founded in 1921, Sparticus Youth Leauge (a National Union of Finnish students) is a grassroots organization which has helped student aid and relief organizations all over the world. During the Revolution in Nicaragua in the 1980s between the Contras and the Sandinistas, SYL brought aid and sent several Finnish experts as development operation workers.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Kathleen Hulser
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group