|Text on Button||WANTED STREAKING PARTNER|
Black and red text on a white illustration of paper nailed to brown wood.
|Curl Text||copyright 19?3 SWB INDUSTRIES 4813 KINGSTON LISLE ILLINOIS 60532 (Suburb of Chicago|
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This button is meant to be a joke about streaking: the act of running naked through a public place as a prank, dare, or act of protest. It usually involves running quickly to avoid being caught, which also reflects the original meaning of the word before it became associated with nudity. Streaking was an established tradition on some college campuses by the mid-1960s. The current record for the largest group of people streaking was established at the University of Georgia in 1974 with 1,543 simultaneous streakers.
Read more about the History of Streaking Buttons on the Busy Beaver blog.