Button Power: 125 Years of Saying It with Buttons
We're not afraid to admit that we fangirl over the Busy Beaver Button Company. We knew we had to carry their new book, Button Power the second we laid eyes on it. The first of its kind, this new book collects a people's history of American culture as told through the ubiquitous pin-back button. People have shown their allegiances via button for everything: from civil rights activists, Grateful Dead fans, the Black Power movement, and fans of the Fonz.
Hardcover, 192 pages with over 1000 full-color images. Measures approximately 8.4" x 9.35".
About the Authors
Christen Carter is the founder of Chicago-based Busy Beaver Button Company and has produced more than 30 million buttons for bands, artists, political campaigns, and more. In 2010, she started the Button Museum, dedicated to revealing American history through pin-back buttons.
Ted Hake is the founder of Hake's Auctions, America's first auction house to specialize in popular culture artifacts. He has written seventeen collectors' guides that span presidential campaign items, vintage Disneyana, and comic character toys. Ted has received the American Political Items Collectors Lifetime Achievement Award and is a member of the Theodore Roosevelt Association Advisory Board.