Political button

Object Number: 
Metal and plastic
Overall: 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm)
"One Man/One Vote" (on edge), "FDP" (in center), black on white
Gallery Label: 
The Freedom Democratic Party of Mississippi was founded on April 26, 1964 as part of a voter registration drive prior to the 1964 Democratic Convention. At the Convention in Atlantic City the FDP challenged the right of the regular party to seat its all-white delegation.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Roberta Gratz
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group