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Object Name Button, Promotional
Catalog Number 2005.45.20
Maker The Whitehead & Hoag Co.
Date 1934
Material(s) tin; paper; celluloid;
Dimensions Dia-0.875 inches
Description This button commemorates the 200th anniversary of Daniel Boone's birth. It is a celluloid process button with a tan background featuring blue text and an image. The image is of Daniel Boone in a coonskin cap and buckskin clothing. He is cradling a rifle in his left arm. Around the edge of the button the following is printed: "DANIEL BOONE / BICENTENNIAL". The years 1734 and 1934 are printed on either side of the image of Boone. The paper label on the back of the button features the following inscription: "The Whitehead & Hoag Co. Buttons Badges Novelties and Signs Member NRA Newark, NJ".
Notes This belonged to Dr. Thomas D. Clark, well-known Kentucky historian.
Collection Thomas D. Clark Collection
People Boone, Daniel
Clark, Thomas Dionysius, 1903-2005
Clark, Dr. Thomas D.
Subjects Commemoration
Bicentennials
Birthdays
Pioneers
Search Terms Bicentennial
Anniversaries
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS