This object from the Kudzu Alliance is similar to a campaign button, a pin used during an election as political advertising for or against a candidate, political party, or issue. Headquartered in Chapel Hill, NC during the 1980s and 1990s, they were an environmental group generally opposed to the use of nuclear power, whether for military purposes or in the production of electricity by utility companies.
- What do you see, think, and wonder when you examine this image?
- Why do you think the only words on the button are “No Nukes”?
- Where was the Kudzu Alliance located? What additional information could that give you about the object?