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"United We Shall Overcome" pin

Object Number: 2014.025.0001
Category: Artifacts
Manufacturer: A. A. A. Novelty Co.
Type of Object: Pin
Dimensions: 1 1/4 × 1 1/4 in. (3.2 × 3.2 cm)
Description
An original pin-back button from the civil rights movement printed with the text “United We Shall Overcome” and an illustration of a handshake between a black hand and a white hand.

The manufacturer's information is printed on the edge: "AAA Novelty Washington, D.C."
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