Pinback Buttons

This image database consists of nearly 1000 pinback buttons covering the topics of Anarchism, Atheism, Civil Liberties, Colonialism, Communism, Cooperatives, Ecology, Labor, Narcotics, Pacifism, Political Parties, Radical Right, Sexual Freedom, Socialism, Spain, Women, and Youth/Student Protest. The earliest is dated 1907, but the majority are from the 1930s and later. Many are undated. All originals are held in the Joseph A. Labadie Collection.

These items have no known copyright. Please feel free to download as needed. If you publish an image, please give credit to Joseph A. Labadie Collection, University of Michigan.

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Last modified: 10/03/2013