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buttons (information artifacts)

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Ornaments or badges for wearing, as on a lapel, stamped or printed with designs or slogans.

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

B.A.D. 416 Button, 2000

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 2016-076
Scope and Contents

B.A.D. 416 button from 2000 showing opposition to Nebraska Initiative 416, the proposed constitutional amendment to ban same-sex unions in Nebraska that was on the November 2000 ballot. The button depicts a red circle and slash over the letters "B.A.D." and the number 416. Contemporary sources say "B.A.D." was an acronym for "bigotry and discrimination."

Dates: 2000

Butch Addleman Ephemera, circa 1980-2000

 File — Box 1, Folder: 2016-104
Scope and Contents The collection of ephemera collected by Butch Addleman includes an address book, lighters, matchbooks, pens, a news clipping about the June 1985 gay rights march in downtown Omaha, a list of local LGBT businesses and news, stickers, and other material documenting events, restaurants, bars, and other venues from approximately the early 1980s through the early 2000s. The buttons in the collection relate to the NAMES Project AIDS Quilt. Local businesses and organizations include the Office Bar,...
Dates: circa 1980-2000

Pam Emerine UNO Bookstore Collection, 1975-2010

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents

The February 2016 accession includes: a UNO wastebasket, a UNO Maverick Hockey flag, a UN Omaha pennant, and a 1996 UNO football poster.

The March 2016 accession includes: a small UN Omaha pennant, a cloth depiction of former OU/UNO Indian mascot OUampi, and a UNO Maverick key chain.

The April 2016 accession includes: two Christmas ornaments, a UNO key chain, a UNO Mavericks button, and a pair of UNO ankle socks.

Dates: 1975-2010

Pride Week Button, 1991, 1991

Identifier: MSS0077_obj_002
Scope and Contents

Photograph of a blue button for the 1991 Pride Week Celebration in Omaha, Nebraska. The button features two silhouettes of people holding a "'91" banner. The celebration took place June 22-30, 1991.

Dates: 1991

Pride Week Button, 1992, 1992

Identifier: MSS0077_obj_001
Scope and Contents

Photograph of a pink button for the 1992 Pride Week Celebration in Omaha, Nebraska. The button reads "Pride celebration" and "Pride = Power." The celebration took place June 13-21, 1992.

Dates: 1992

Saddle Creek

 Series — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents

The Saddle Creek Records series includes recordings from Bright Eyes, Cursive, The Faint, Jake Bellows, Desaparecidos, The Good Life, Azure Ray, Orenda Fink, and The Mynabirds. Also available are promotional items such as stickers, buttons, and promotional CDs for these and other Saddle Creek Artists. The promotional items may include material from bands whose only association with Omaha is the Saddle Creek Records label.

Dates: circa 1993-2018

Staff Advisory Council Campaign Buttons, 2016

 File — Folder 2020-011
Identifier: 2020-011
Scope and Contents

Two buttons made by UNO Libraries staff to encourage votes for employee Beau Malnack for the Staff Advisory Council election. The buttons were a play on the 2016 U.S. Presidential campaign logo of Secretary Hillary Clinton and slogan of President Donald Trump. They read "Malnack Make SAC Great Again" and "Beau for SAC."

Dates: 2016

Terry Sweeney and Pat Phalen Papers

Identifier: MSS-0077
Content Description The Terry Sweeney and Pat Phalen Papers document some of their interests and life together in Omaha, Nebraska in the late 20th and early 21st centuries, including participating in Marches on Washington, publishing The New Voice, Phalen’s reign as ICON Emperor, safe sex and HIV/AIDS education, workplace advocacy for LGBT+ employees at US West, the Omaha leather scene, and other activities. The collection includes newsletters, event programs, photographs, photo albums belonging to their friend...
Dates: circa 1975-2016

UNO Maverick button, Not earlier than 1974. Most likely late 1970s to early 1980s.

 Item — Box Memorabilia [5], Object: 2016-117.3
Scope and Contents

One button featuring the UNO Maverick with puffs of air coming out of the bull’s nose. The bull is a longhorn, red with a white muzzle, viewed directly face on. This version of the UNO mascot was in use from about the mid 1970s until about the mid 1980s.

Dates: Not earlier than 1974. Most likely late 1970s to early 1980s.