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Women's Rights Button Collection MSS.2013.07.22
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Series I: Political and Women's Rights Buttons, 1952-2008

Physical Description

1 Box

Scope and Content Summary

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.


This collection is arranged in alphabetical order.

Box 1: Political and Women's Rights Buttons 1952-2008


Folder 1, Anna (AFL-CIO)


Folder 2, Barbara Boxer for Senate


Folder 3, ERA Now


Folder 4, ERA YES


Folder 5, Expanding Your Horizons


Folder 6, Hillary for President


Folder 7, Histoire North Carolina Press


Folder 8, I Like Ike


Folder 9, Lead, Follow or Get Out of the Way. Iron Jawed Angels


Folder 10, Mary Mary Quite Contrary


Folder 11, Mary Wollstronecraft 200 Years of Feminism


Folder 12, National Women's History Month March, 1994


Folder 13, National Women's History Week, March 7th-13th 1982


Folder 14, Never Another Season of Silence 1966 Failure is Impossible


Folder 15, Reclaim CLIO Join CCWHP

Physical Description: 2.0 items

Folder 16, Rigoberta Menchu para Presidenta


Folder 17, Well Behaved Women Rarely Make History


Folder 18, When Women Vote, Women Win. Emily's List

Physical Description: 3.0 items

Folder 19, Women Change America National Women's History Month March 2005


Folder 20, Women Who Think They Are Equal to Men Lack Ambition