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Button Power book cover

We have a book!

From the campaign trail to the rock tour, BUTTON POWER collects a people's history of American culture told through the pin-back button. By Button Museum curator, Christen Carter and Ted Hake from Hake's Auction House, both button experts show how the small but powerful button reveals the events and movements that outraged, amused, and inspired us over time.

Published and designed lovingly by Princeton Architectural Press.

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