American Negro Exposition pinback, 1940. Diam.: 1.25 in. (32 mm). Caption: "American / Negro / Exposition / July 4-Sept. 2, 1940 / Chicago, ILL." surrounded by American flag stars and stripes motif.
The Exposition celebrated the 75th anniversary of emancipation and was a comprehensive celebration of African American achievement. It featured over 92 installations from all over the country featuring art, music, theater productions, and more with notable African Americans including Langston Hughes involved.
Some tarnishing to verso, but otherwise excellent. Image clean and vivid.
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