Overall: 1/2 in. ( 1.3 cm ) overall1: 1/2 in. ( 1.3 cm )
Two metal pin-back lapel buttons "NATIONAL SECURITY LEAGUE"; copper; image of an eagle.
In 1918, the American Defense Society was formed as a vigilante pro-American anticommunist orginization. These buttons were worn to oppose U.S. involvement in World War I.
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