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This button was created for the American Library Association in the 1970s. In 1970 and 1971 the Activities Committee on New Directions for ALA and the Ad Hoc Council Committee urged the need for democratization of the Association. This button was worn in support of this cause with the Dewey Decimal number 321.8 on it which signifies "democratic forms of government"
The American Library Association is a non profit organization that supports and promotes libraries, library professionals and library education. The association was founded in 1876 and is the largest library association in the world.
American Library Association. (Winter 1984-1985). Buttons Tell It All!!! HQ Review, 14-16.