SUPPORT CORE SIT-INS
Metal, paper, plastic
diameter: 1 1/2 in. ( 3.8 cm )
Circular political pin-back button; blue outer ring with white lettering, white center with blue lettering; "SUPPORT / CORE / SIT-INS"
The Freedom Ride CORE, established in 1961, organized dozens of bus trips of Northern studnets and Civil Rights activists to the Deep South. Sit-ins were one commonly practiced form of activism used to protest of the racial segration in the South.
Gift of Toni Ellen Heisler
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