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buttons (information artifacts)

 Subject
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 8 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."

Butch Addleman Ephemera, circa 1980-2000

 Series — 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,...

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.

Pride Week Button, 1991, 1991

 Item
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.

Pride Week Button, 1992, 1992

 Item
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.

Rainbow Outreach GLBT Center Records

 Collection — Box 2017-041
Identifier: MSS-0113
Content Description The records of the Rainbow Outreach GLBT Center documents some of the activities of the center such as providing information and support to the LGBTQ+ communities. Material in the collection includes brochures from Omaha area organizations such as GLSEN and PFLAG, educational reports and brochures on topics such as health and aging, buttons from local events such as Pride in the early 1990s, signs displayed at the center, and other material.

Terry Sweeney and Pat Phalen Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
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 (1987, 1993), writing the regional newsletter/magazine The New Voice for a decade, Phalen’s reign as ICON Emperor, the Omaha leather scene, safe sex and HIV/AIDS education, workplace activism, and other activities of the local LGBTQ community. The collection includes newsletters, event...

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

 Item — 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.