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Button Collection

Type of Material: Advertising and political-themed buttons.
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Collection ID: Collection 142
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Extent: 83 items.
Span Dates: 1900-1987

ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION

Title
Button Collection
Collection 142

Description
The collection is comprised of eighty-three items divided into two series: Political and Advertisement. The content listing includes a brief physical description of each individual item, including size, color, and date.

Processed by Kristen J. Nyitray and Jian Zhang, June 2002.

Series I - Political

1. Metal Button, size 1 1/8 inch, "Nixon Now." Blue, red, and white background. Two items. 1972

2. Metal Button, size 1 3/8 inch, "Women for Nixon Agnew." White background with red and blue logo. 2 items.

3. Metal Button, size 1 3/8 inch, "McGovern." Blue background. Three items.

4. Metal Button, size 1 1/8 inch, "Carter Mondale." Green and white background. Two items.

5. Metal Button, size 1 1/8 inch, "Senator Spong." White background. Two items

6. Metal Button, size 13/16 inch, "Roosevelt." Blue, red, and white background.

7. Metal Button, size 1 1/8 inch, "Gene McCarthy for President." White background.

8. Metal Button, size 1 3/8 inch, "Ramsey Clark for US Senate." Green background.

9. Metal Button, size 7/8 inch, "I like Ike and Dick." Blue, red, and white background.

10. Metal Button, size 3 inch, "McGovern, 72." Blue background with bird and rainbow.

11. Metal Button, size 3 inch, "Vote for film in 72." White background.

12. Metal Button, size 2 1/8 inch, "Reggy Sullivan for President." Yellow background.

13. Metal Button, size 7/8 inch, "Vote SUFT Union." White background. Three items.

14. Metal Button, size 1 1/2 inch, "Democracy SUNY/United Unity." White background.

15. Metal Button, size 2 1/2 inch, "Mobilization to end the war now, April 15, 1967." Green background.

16. Metal Button, size 1 inch, "S.B. Union Revival." Orange background.

17. Metal Button, size 3 inch, "Delegate Meeting, CSEA." White background.

18. Metal tag, size 1 inch, "V." Blue red and white elephant.

19. Metal tag, size 1 inch, "Ike & Dick." White background.

20. Metal Button, size 1 1/8 inch, "McGovern." Blue or red background. Three items.

21. Metal Button, size 1 1/2 inch, "McCarthy." White background.

22. Metal Button, size 1 1/2 inch, "Peace McCarthy Equality." Light blue and white background.

23. Metal Button, size 1 1/2 inch, "Stuart Namm, Elect District Court Judge." White background.

24. Metal Button, size 1 1/8 inch, "The Wilson Caso Team." White background.

Series II - Advertisement

1. Metal Button, size 1 1/8 inch, "Long Island." Blue background with bird with lighthouse.

2. Metal Button, size 2 1/2 inch, "Archivists for ERA." White background.

3. Metal Button, size 2 inch, "ARE YOU IN The ALA Yearbook???" White background.

4. Metal Button, size 2 1/4 inch, "Library Preservation." Blue background with a book, 2 items.

5. Metal Button, size 1 1/2 inch, "Port Jeff. Sta. Terryville, Chamber of Commerce Spring Day Sale." White background.

6. Metal Button, size 2 1/4 inch, "Check it out at Stony Brook, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Awareness Week, October 19-25, '87." Red and white background, 2 items.

7. Metal Button, size 2 inches, "I Love NY Especially Long Island." Red background with white apple and Long Island.

8. Metal Button, size 1 1/4 inch, "I Love San Francisco." White background.

9. Metal Button, size 2 inch, "Warner Edison's Words that Mean Business, Neal Schuman Publishers, Inc." Dark blue background.

10. Metal Button, size 1 1/2 inch, "S.C.S.O." White background.

11. Metal Button, size 1 3/4 inch, "Suffolk Spring Festival, Stony Brook Campus, May 3." Yellow background with flag text as "Changing Priorities."

12. Metal Button, size 1 3/4 inch, "Port Jefferson Ferry." Blue background with an archer.

13. Metal Button, size 1 1/2 inch, "Mr. Zip." White background with a postmaster.

14. Metal Button, size 1 1/2 inch, "Huston River Sloop Restoration Inc." Green background with a boat.

15. Metal Button, size 1 3/4 inch. Green backgrounds with two hands hold a bird, 2 items.

16. Metal Button, size 1 inch, "Town of Oyster Bay." Golden background with a bird

17. Metal Button, size 1 3/4 inch, "Peace." Black background with one black hand and one white hand.

18. Metal Button, size 1 1/2 inch, "Documents to the People." White background.

19. Metal Button, size 1 1/2 inch. Green background with Africa and United States.

20. Metal Button, size 7/8 inch, "Please Prevent Forest Fires." Yellow background with Smokey the Bear.

21. Metal Button, sizes 1 1/4 inch. White background with national flag.

22. Metal Button, size 1 1/4 inch, "Mayday! Washington May 1-7." Yellow background with a sunflower.

23. Metal Button, size 2 1/4 inch, "I Love Minnesauke." Yellow background with cat.

24. Metal Button, size 1 1/4 inch, "Children's National Easter Festival, Metropolitan Opera House, April, 15-21, 1900." Yellow background with two flags and a bird.

25. Metal Button, size 1 1/2 inch, "ACRL a Good Reason." White background.

26. Metal Button, size 1 1/2 inch, "Roll Back Tuition, SUNY Alive Open and Free." Blue background with NY state shape.

27. Metal Button, size 1 1/2 inch, "April 4." Yellow background with a fist.

28. Metal Button, size 1 1/2 inch, "Boycott NON-UNION Lettuce." Red background with a cartoon bird.

29. Metal Button, size 1 1/2 inch, "Boycott Grapes." Pink background.

30. Metal Button, size 3 inch, "Film, right on !!!" Yellow background.

31. Metal Button, size 2 1/8 inch, "Watts My Line." Green background.

32. Metal Button, size 2 1/8 inch, "My computer understands me, LARC??" White background.

33. Metal Button, size 2 1/2 inch, "Zooming in at Harcourt Brace Jovanovich." Black background.

34. Metal Button, size 3 inch, "Rupe-it roota, the great American Novel." White background.

35. Metal Button, size 2 1/2 inch, "Are all the giants dead?" Black background.

36. Plastic Button, size 2 1/2 inch, "Sesame Street, Children's Television Workshop." Pink/dark blue alternative background.

37. Metal Button, size 2 1/8 inch, "READ." Pink background, with butterfly.

38. Metal Button, size 2 1/2 inch, "PEPYS anyone?" Dark orange background.

39. Metal Button, size 2 1/2 inch, "*OTTOPIENE*M.I.T. PRESS, more sky." White background with drawing of sun and cloud.

40. Metal Button, size 2 3/4 * 1 ¾ inch, "Botlofqbi, Q." Black background.

41. Metal Button, size 2 1/8 inch, "Smog Litter Over Population Pollution is a 4 letter word." Green background.

42. Metal Button, size 1 3/4 inch, "Schocken Books, Kafka." Black background, with a man's face.

43. Metal Button, size 1 3/4 inch, "Go Yachting." White background.

44. Metal Button, size 2 1/8 inch, "I can't complain. I am a volvoville customer." White background.

45. Metal Button, size 1 7/8 inch, "Look that up in your FUNK & WAGANALLS." Yellow background.

46. Metal Button, size 1 1/4 inch, "LEWD: It's a book!." Brown background. 2 items.

47. Metal Button, size 1 1/4 inch, "Show Me!" White background.

48. Metal Button, size 1 1/4 inch. White background with a bird of fingerprint.

49. Metal Button, size 1 1/4 inch, "It's your move, ARCL." Red background.

50. Metal Button, size 2 1/8 inch, "Unbutton your mind, in the magic land of Peyote, Texas Press." White background.

51. Metal Button, size 1 4/5 inch, "on the Sound." Blue background with white boat.

52. Metal Button, size 1 1/2 inch, "American Ladies Association." White background with red logo.

53. Metal Button, size 1 5/8 inch, "Ballots." White background with orange logo.

54. Metal Button, size 1 5/8 inch, "US IBY, 1972." White background, with a book and 2 people.

55. Metal Button, size 1 3/8 inch, "California has class." White background.

56. Metal tag, size 1 1/2 inch, "Bowker Beer or Bust!" Yellow background, star shape.

57. Metal tag, size 1 1/2 inch, "I'm Helping Smokey, prevent Forest Fires." Yellow background with a cartoon bear.

58. Metal tag, size 2 1/8 inch, "Contributor." Green background with a dinosaur.

59. Metal button, size 1 1/4 inch, "and Who are U?" Orange background.


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