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Object Name Button, Political
Catalog Number 1976.8.7
Maker Baltimore Badge & Novelty Company
Date 1900
Material(s) Celluloid/Paper/Tinplate/Brass
Dimensions H-1 W-1 D-1 inches
Description This is a celluloid process William McKinley button. It has a gold background with a colorized headshot of William McKinley. The back has a brass stickpin closure that fits under the rim of the collar and the point fits into a loop in its own wire. The paper lining on the backside of the button reads, "BALTIMORE BADGE & NOVELITY CO. / DESIGNERS / AND / MANUFACTURERS / BADGES & / BUTTONS / BALTIMORE MD."
Collection A.L. Scottow Collection
People Baltimore Badge & Novelty Company
McKinley, William
Subjects Campaigns, Political
Presidential candidates
Presidential elections
Political campaigns
Political candidates
Political elections
Search Terms Button, Political
Political button
political campaigns
political souvenirs
Presidential campaigns
Presidential election
Presidential elections
Presidential nominees

Republican party
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS