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Object Name Badge, Campaign
Catalog Number 1986.88.273
Maker St. Louis Button Co.
Date ca. 1934
Material(s) Silk/Metal/Brass
Dimensions H-4.25 W-2 Dia-1.375 inches
Description This delegate badge is from the 1934 Indiana State Democratic Convention. It has a brass pin at the top with an empty tag frame. The ribbon is attached at the bottom of the pin and has a red stripe, a white stripe and a blue stripe, all running vertically. In the center, running across the stripes gold letters say "Delegate." At the bottom of the ribbon is a circular medallion attached by a metal clip. The medallion reads around the edge, "Indiana Democratic State Convention/ Indianapolis June 12, 1934." The center of the medallion features an embossed rooster. "St. Louis Button Co. St. Louis, MO. is stamped on the back of both the pinbar and the medallion.
Collection Drexell R. Davis Collection
Event Indiana State Democratic Convention 1934
People St. Louis Button Co.
Subjects Political activity
Political campaigns
Political conventions
Political elections
Political organizations
Politics & government
Search Terms political souvenirs
Indianapolis (Ind.)
Democratic Party
St. Louis (Mo.)
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS