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Cure Virginity

Cure Virginity Humorous Button Museum
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CURE VIRGINITY
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Black text on illustrated red cherry on white background.

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Maryland

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Cure Virginity” was one of many Underground Buttons! for sale for 25 cents in 1967 in the Neo-Classified section of The Paper, a Michigan State University underground publication. The phrase was popularized in the 1960s when attitudes toward sex were becoming increasingly liberal.           

 

SOURCES: Neo-Classified. (1967 January 16). The Paper, II (12), 8.  Rielly, Edward J. (2003) American Popular Culture Through History: the 1960s. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.             

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HU0005
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