112 Buttons, Badges, and Tokens

Description

Wooden nickels from DC locations such as Nob Hill, the D.C. Eagle, La Cage Aux Follies; plastic tokens from the Bachelors Mill Backdoor Pub; metal tokens from two locations of the Brass Rail; campaign buttons in support of Marion Barry, Clinton/Gore, and others; button memorializing Marvin Gaye; buttons advertising DC events, such as the 1996 AIDS memorial quilt display, and places, such as Herb's Restaurant and the Walker-Whitman Clinic; badge for Bruce Pennington from the 1984 convention for the International Association of Black and White Man Together. Also includes buttons with non-DC-specific locations and nationally recognized slogans, such as Silence=Death.

DC History Center Accession number: 2008.075.001-112

Contributor

Bruce Pennington (Series IV)
R.M. Judge Coggin (Series VII)
Deacon Maccubbin and Jim Bennett (Series XXVII)

Access Rights

These items are available at the DC History Center, MS 0764 RHP, Series XXII: Buttons, Pins, Patches, and Tokens. RHP Ephemera Collection.

Photos of items produced by DC History Center. 

See also DCHC Catalog records:
Artwork Record
Item-level inventory
Archives Record

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Citation

Rainbow History Project, compiler DC History Center, photographer, “112 Buttons, Badges, and Tokens,” Rainbow History Project Digital Collections, accessed July 25, 2024, https://archives.rainbowhistory.org/items/show/1723.

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