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Pin-back button

Object Number: 
1997.6.49
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 in. ( 3.8 cm )
Description: 
Metal pin-back button "CLEAN CITY/D.S. N.Y./LEAGUE; official flag of New York City; orange, blue and white.
Gallery Label: 
Since 1886, the Department of Sanitation then known as Department of Street Cleaning has kept New York City clean. The Department is the world's largest, collecting and transporting over 13,000 tons - 26,400,000 pounds - of residential and institutional refuse and recyclables a day.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mildred Speiser
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group