Archival Finding Aids

Dates

1952-2008

Collection Number

MSS.2013.07.22

Abstract

This collection consists of women’s rights buttons (1952-2000) and political buttons collected by feminist activist and historian, Karen Offen. The collection includes buttons that support women’s political campaigns, including Hillary Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign and Barbara Boxer's senate campaign in the 1990s. Other themes include the commemoration of Women’s History Month, feminism, union activism, the Equal Rights Amendment, and a 1952 button supporting Dwight D. Eisenhower's presidential campaign.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Offen, Karen
California -- Politics and government
Equal rights amendments -- United States
Women's rights -- United States -- History -- 20th century

Document Type

Finding Aid

Upload Date

2013

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