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Tab button

Object Number: 
2001.275
Date: 
ca. 1990
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/4 x 1/4 in. ( 0.6 x 0.6 cm )
Description: 
Metal tab button "FREE/ SOUTH/ AFRICA"; the button in the shape of Africa.
Gallery Label: 
Apartheid in South Africa began in the 1940's and did not end until the 1990's after President F.W. de Klerk released Nelson Mandela after twenty-seven years of imprisonment, opened negotiations with the ANC and repealed most of the apartheid laws. This button protests apartheid laws in South Africa.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Kitty Krupat
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group