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Pin-back buttons (qty. 137): various social causes

Object Number: 
2006.5.1-137
Description: 
CAUSES, PROTESTS, N.Y.C. INSTITUTIONS, MISCELL. · WOMEN'S ISSUES 1. ERA YES/WE MUST/RATIFY BY/6.30.82/N.O.W.-N.Y., 1 5/8" 2. EQUAL/RIGHTS/AMENDMENT/VOTE/YES, 1 5/8" 3. DEFEAT/THE/FETUS/FETISHISTS, 1 ¼" 4. I WILL/SURVIVE [image: double-headed axe. Symbol of Women's Rights movement in 1970's] 1 ¼" 5. IT'S NOT KOSHER TO BE A/MALE/CHAUVINIST/PIG, 1 ¼" 6. EQUAL/PARTNERSHIP/IN/MARRIAGE, 1 ¼" a. ANIMAL RIGHTS 7. BEAUTY/WITHOUT/CRUELTY/, 2" 8. FUR;/DEATH IN/AGONY, 3" 9. HUNTER/DESTROYER OF WILDLIFE, image: photo of tiger head. 2 ¼" 10. BOYCOTT FUR-BEARING PEOPLE; Friends of Animals, Inc. Image, baby seal, 3" 11. Save the Humans, image: drawing of whale, 1 5/8" 12. friends of animals, inc.n.y.c. image: photo of cat and dog, 1 5/8" a. ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES 13. LET'S/CLEAR/THE/AIR!, green on white with drawing of sun and industrial buildings, 1 3/8" 14. environment!, 1 3/8" 15. make peace with nature, peace symbol as tree, 1 3/8" 16. [looks like flag, green/white stripes, environmental symbol in upper left] 1 3/8" 17. SURVIVAL, black.white., 1 5/8" 18. OVER/POPU/LATION/IT'S EVERYBODY'S/PROBLEM!, 1 5/8" 19. CONSERVE EARTH/COLONIZ SPACE. Image of spaceship. 1 5/8" 20. POLLUTION/KILLS!, 1 5/8" 21. HELP.[image; drawing of multitude of faces] on crimp, ZPG [i.e.Zero Population Growth] 22. STOP/AT/TWO [probably relates to population control], 1 ¼" 23. ENVIRONMENT/(SAVE IT). 1 ¼" 24. EARTH/CONTROL, 1 ¼" 25. NORTH ATLANTIC NETWORK. Image; bird with olive branch over ocean 26. unloved unusual unknown/www.faunasociety.org. Image: strange looking animal, 2 ¼" 27. MARCH ON POLLUTION APRIL 4, 2" 28. RECYCLE/RECYCLE, 2" MISCELLANEOUS, INCLUDING ETHNIC 29. KISS ME/I'm/GERMAN, 3 ½" 30. KISS ME/ I'm Italian, 3 ½" 31. BLOOD IS LIFE/ PASS IT ON, (Smiley face with red-cross) 2 ½" 32. GERMAN/POWER, 1 ¼" 33. BRITISH POWER, 1 ¼" 34. KISS ME/I'M SWEDISH, 1 ¼" 35. ERIN GO BRAGH, American and Irish flags, 1 ¼" 36. HONOR AMERICA, with flag, on yellow ribbon, 1 ¼" 37. BEEF WITH HONOR (anti-vegetarianism??) 1 ¼" 38. SHARE THE ROAD SAFELY, 1 3/8" 39. I /AM A/ZIONIST, 1 3/8" 40. I/AM A/CAPITALIST, 1 3/8" 41. LOVE IT/OR/LEAVE IT, image of flag, 1 5/8" 42. JESUS/IS/ALIVE. Multicolor letters, cloud, rainbow. 2 ¼" 43. [drawing; fist holding sheaf of wheat; fish; Celtic cross] grey and tan on white.1 3/8" 44. HAPPY/BIRTHDAY/HE CARETH FOR YOU {image; birds singing]1" 45. [image; possibly Hapsburgh eagle] white on red, 1" 46. A HAPPY/150TH EDISON/1997/BIRTHDAY, tab 47. COMBAT LIBERALISM, enamel on copper, white on green, oval, 1 1/8" 48. AWAY /WITH ALL/PESTS, enamel on copper, blue on white, 1 " 49. The Royal Wedding Day, 29 July, 1981. photo of Charles and Diana, 2" 50. NO SEX/PLEASE/WE'RE BRITISH. Image: British Flag, cartoon drawing of couple 51. Star-shaped red enamel pin ¾" COMMERCIAL 52. THE GRTEAT DIAMOND GIVAWAY/AT/THE BOWERY/Avenue of the Americas a 47th Street, 2 ¼" 53. LAISSEZ FAIRE!/DON'T TREAD ON ME, on rim: 1974, Laissez Faire Books 54. THINK/SOUP/La Potagerie, 2" 55. E.T. Photo from movie, 2 ¼" 56. [Photo of Dr Spock from Starwars] 2 ¼" 57. Come/home/America,/all/is forgiven./British airways, 2 ¼" 58. Yes!/ I have seen/"Man of La Mancha"/once. Tab, 1 ½" 59. The/$25,000 BUTTON/WABC/MUSICRADIO/77/WEARER QUALIFIED TO WIN, 1" 60. THE/WABC/$25,000 BUTTON/McDonald's, image of Macdonald's arch NEW YORK CITY PLACES AND HISTORY 61. Clearwater/crew. Image of saidboat, yellow on pink, 2" 62. The Hunger Project. Green letters on red apple on white ground, 1/12" 63. Bayside Histoircal Society. Cursive letters on partial American flag, 1 ¾" 64. THE CASTLE/c1870/Bayside Historical/Society. Image of castle, 1 ¾" 65. THE MUNICIPAL ART SOCIETY NEW YORK WALKS. Tab, 1 ½" 66. SOUTH STREET SEAPORT MUSEUM, yellow drawing of ship on blue, 2 1/8" 67. SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL POLICE. Blue/white, image of police badge, 1 ¼" 68. U.S.S. CONSTITUION/"OLD IRONSIDES" LAUNCHED OCT. 21, 1797 69. I AM A /VOLUNTEER/NYC HEALTH/DEPARTMENT. Purple Ribbon, 2"x6" 70. Starve/a rat/today. [Attached to above purple ribbon] 2 ¼" 71. operation/block/power/BETTER/BLOCK. [attached to above purple ribbon] 1 ¾" 72. WE LIKE THIS BLOCK/H.D.N.Y./LET'S KEEP IT CLEAN. [attached to above purple ribbon] Image: NYC flag 73. Teddy's/Bearthday/125 YEARS. Drawing to TR with Teddy Bear. Tab,2" 74. I LOVE/NEW YORK/ Image of apple with skyline incl. WTC., 2 " 75. HUDSON RIVER SLOOP RESORATION INC., 1 ½" 76. New York/New York. White on black, skyline. 1 ¼" 77. NEW YORK SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL/USHER. Black/white, image of Shakespeare, 4" 78. 1975/COMICART CONVENTION! FRI. JULY 4, Name tag signed Ralph W. Newbel, 3 ½ x 2 ¼" 79. DD [red heart]/MoMA, 1" CAUSES/POLITICAL BELIEFS/ACTIVISM · PEACE/DISARMAMENT 80. GIVE PEACE A CHANCE. Photo of John Lennon. 2 ¼" 81. THE /FUTURE/IN OUR/HANDS/FREEZE/THE ARMS/RACE. Image: dove on hand. 2 ½" 82. LIFE ON EARTH/STOP/SPENDING ON/DEATH, 2" 83. WE WANT/TO LIVE/DISARM /NOW [Child-like letters] 2 ½" 84. flower of the atni-nuclear movement/Spiderwort. Image: flower, 2" 85. PEACE. Image: drawing of dove, 2" 86. [image; white dove on red ground with black lines over all] 2" 87. SHUT THEM DOWN/ MOBILIZATION FOR SURVIVAL. Image of nuclear power plant, 2" 88. WORK/FOR/PEACE. Ribbon, 2"x4" 89. MOBILIZATION/for SURVIVAL. VARIOUS IMAGES, 2 ¼" 90. Students for Peace/ Saturday, May 21, 1983. White chursive on black, 2" 91. JOBS/WITH/PEACE. Image of dove; 1 ¾" 92. War/is not/heathy/for children/and other/living things. Flower. 2" square 93. PEACE WITH HONOR, Image, American Eagle. 1 3/8" 94. THE CONTINENTAL 1976 WALK FOR DISARMAMENT & SOCIAL JUSTICE. 1 3/8" 95. DISARM . DISARM . DISARM. /TAKE /THE TOYS/AWAY FROM/THE BOYS. 1 3/8" 96. BREAD/NOT/BOMBS. Image of flower. 1 3/8" 97. Turn America Around/FULL /STOP/OCTOBER 13. 1 3/8" 98. PEACE & MUSIC. Image, guitar head and dove. 1 ¼" 99. [American flag with peace symbol overlay] 1" 100. BAN/THE/BOMBERS/ SDS. Image of bomb with SDS on it. 1 ¼" 101. DON'T/PAY WAR/TAXES, 7/8" 102. ABM/IS AN/EDSEL, 7/8" 103. NO NUKES, 7/8" · PROTESTS 104. The Gulag/Archipelago, 2 ¼" 105. PATCHWORK/MAJORITY [various symbols; black power, anti-nuke; peace, environment, ec. 2" 106. NO WAY/FDA/1-800-226-4NHA, 2" 107. NO CONFIDENCE/UNITED/ACTION/FRONT 76/ Democratic Convention Protest/Central Park, New York City,/July 11-17. image carton donkey, thumbs down. 2" 108. "An American tragedy" image: cartoon Nixon, 1 ¾ 109. CHILI SI, JUNTA NO/SUPPORT THE CHILEAN PEOPLE., 1 ¾" 110. march on/new york & la, APRIL /22/ out of s.e.asia/now!-npac, 1 ¾" 111. FREE/THE/WATERGATE/500. 1 ¾" 112. MIA/MISSING OR PRISONER. Image, head in silhouette 113. FREE IRISH/POLITICAL/PRISONERS/N.A.I.F., 1 ¾" 114. P.O.W'S/NEVER HAVE A NICE DAY. Image, "smiley" face with frown, 1 ¾" 115. SILENT/NO/LONGER, on red/white/blue stripes. 1" 116.PEACE FOR BIAFRA, yellow sun on black, 1" 117. FREE/OUR/POW'S, barbed wire between lines. 1" 118. NO/MORE!/WITCH HUNTS/WE RESIST, 1" 119. NYC JULY 11-14, STOP 1984 IN 1976, KC AUG 15-19/YIPPIE!, image of marihuana plant on red star, 1/4" 120. NORML [National organization for the Reform of Marihuana Laws] white leaf on green, 1" 121. EMERGENCY AID TO EL SALVADOR/help the people, 1 ½" 122. FREE HUGO BLANCO [drawing of face over image of South America], 1 ½" 123. IMPEACHMENT/WITH/HONOR. 1 ½" 124. EL SALVADOR/FDR/DEMOCRATIC REVOLUTIONARY FRONT, 1 ½" 125. CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE IS CIVIL DEFENSE Image of Wkorld War II CD insignia, 1 ½" 126. FREEZE/NUCLEAR/WEAPONS, 1 ¼" 127. People's/Peace/Treaty, 1 ¼" 128. UP/AGAINST/THE/WALL,/COMMIES., 1 ¼" 129. SILENT/MAJORITY, 1" 130. [Image:drawing of clenched fist], 1 ¼" 131. SOS, 1 ¼" 132. [Image: women's power], 1 ¼" 133. [Image: black flag on red ground] 1 ¼" 134. [image: hands breaking open rifle], 1" 135. [image: orange lady bug] 3/4" 136. THROW/THE BUGGERS/OUT! Image of ladybug, 1 ½" 137. NATIONAL/SECURITY/UBER ALLES. Image of ladybug. 1 ½"
Credit Line: 
Gift of Ralph W. Nerbel
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group