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Pinback button

Object Number: 
2002.1.3900
Date: 
1910-1920
Medium: 
Celluloid, metal, paper
Dimensions: 
1/8 x 7/8 in. diameter
Description: 
A dark beige pinback button printed with a color scene of a young boy and girl standing with a large American flag surrounded by the words in blue "The Saloon or/ The Boys and Girls/ / The Real Issue". Probably a temperance era anti-liquor, anti-saloon movement pin promoting Prohibition.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group