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Name Baker, Walter

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File, Nail -

This is an emery board for the political campaign of Walter Baker for U.S. House of Representatives in 1971. The emery board is tan on the rough side and red, white and blue on the buff side. There is black lettering on the buff side that reads "WALTER BAKER FOR CONGRESS/ Pd. For By Citizens For W. Baker - J. Pedigo, Treas." followed by an unreadable printer's union bug.

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Sticker, Bumper -

This bumper sticker has a blue background with white lettering. It is from Walter Baker's bid for Congress.

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Sash -

This is a Boy Scouts of America merit badge sash. The sash is made of an olive drab cotton cloth and is designed to hang over one shoulder coming to a point at the hip. This sash has thirty-five merit badges sewn on it. The badges are all round with an olive drab background. Each badge is embroidered with a symbol denoted the meaning of the badge.

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Medal -

This is a Lincoln Trail medal. The medal has a covered pin-back clasp attached to a yellow and brown ribbon. A round nickel plated pendant is suspended from the ribbon by a steel loop. The obverse of the pendant has a bust of Abraham Lincoln facing to the right surrounded by the text "Abraham Lincoln Born Feb. 12th, 1809." The reverse of the pendant reads "Scout Walked in Lincoln's Steps." Makers marks are also found on the reverse of the pendant and on the back of the clasp. There is a bronze shoe print attached to the ribbon.

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Medal -

This is an Eagle Scout rank medal. It is a Robbins Type 3 medal used from 1933-1954. The medal has a pin-back silver clasp that is in a scroll shape with a knot suspended from the center. The scroll reads "Be Prepared." A red, white, and blue ribbon is attached to the clasp. Suspended from the ribbon is a silver eagle pendant with spread wings. A bonze palm frond is attached to the ribbon. This pendant denotes continuing scouting activity after the Eagle rank is earned. Bronze means the scout earned at least five extra merit badges.

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Medal -

This is a religious emblem Boy Scout medal from the Church of Christ. This medal has a brass pin-back clasp with a blue enameled front with the words in brass "God and Country." There is a blue ribbon attached to the clasp. A shield-shaped pendant is suspended from the ribbon by a brass loop. The brass pendant has a white enameled front with a red enameled cross that extends to each edge. The reverse is plain.

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Badge, Political -

This is a page badge from the 1956 Republican Convention held in San Francisco, California. It has a bronze pin-back clasp with an elaborate design. The design shows an elephant holding a flag in its trunk in front of a sunburst. The elephant stands on a rectangular block that reads "Page." A blue satin ribbon with gold lettering is suspended from the clasp by a pin. The gold text reads "Page for Kentucky." There is a bronze pendant attached to the ribbon. The pendant has a scroll at the top that reads "San Francisco" and laurel leaves at the bottom surrounding two rectangular blocks that read "Convention" and "1956." The center of the pendant has a bust image of Lincoln overlaid with a

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Ribbon, Political -

This is a page ribbon form the 1956 Republican National Convention held in San Francisco, California. It is a blue stain ribbon with "PAGE" printed in gold block lettering. There is a gold maker's mark under the E in PAGE. The ribbon has been folded and is currently held with a staple. The end of the ribbon has a scalloped edge.

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Envelope -

This is an envelope from the 1956 Republican National Convention held in San Francisco, California. It is a rectangular white envelope with a printed return address that reads "Republican National Convention / San Francisco, California / August, 1956." The word "Page" is printed in the center of the envelope. The back has a straight tab with no adhesive.