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Object Name Badge, Political
Catalog Number 1986.88.281
Maker Bastian Bros. Co.
Date 1910
Material(s) Brass/Silk
Dimensions H-6.25 W-1.75 inches
Description This is an alternate badge from the 1910 New York State Democratic Convention in Rochester, NY. The top is a brass plate with "Democratic / State Convention / Sept. 29 1910" written in the middle with a dotted edge pattern and three raised circular designs. From two chains hangs a medal in the shape of a shield with "Rochester, NY" written above a picture of a dam and factories. From two short chains hangs below this an inverted star with a round exaggerated penny in the center with Thomas Jefferson in the center. Each star point has one word inscribed on it which, when read in order, says, "Have/Faith/In/The/People." Attached to the top pin is a red ribbon that extends below all three medals. Near the bottom it reads, "Alternate/Democratic/State/Convention". "Bastian Bros. Co./Rochester NY" is stamped on the reverse of the inverted star medallion.
Notes This alternate's badge was worn at the New York State Democratic Convention in 1910 in Rochester, NY.
Collection Drexell R. Davis Collection
Event New York Democratic State Convention 1910
Subjects Political activity
Political campaigns
Political conventions
Political elections
Political organizations
Politicians
Politics & government
Search Terms New York
Democratic Party
Democrats
Elections
political souvenirs
Politics
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS