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BUTTON, POLITICAL
[Personal Symbol]


missing
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Accession Number: 1980.157.0

Physical Description: Blue and white “Vote Dry” button. Small circular button with blue and white enameling. Shallow dome-shaped aluminum button with text. Metal pin attached to reverse. Blue lettering printed on reverse.

History of Object: Unknown. Found in collection. According to the marks, Geraghty & Company made the button for the Van Deusen Advertising Company of Kansas City, Missouri.

Date: Between 1940 and 1949

Dimensions (in cm): W: 1/8"; Diam: 7/8"

Marks/Inscriptions: [printed on front] PLEASE / VOTE DRY / FOR ME || [printed on reverse] MADE BY GERAGHTY & CO. / FOR / VAN DEUSEN ADV. CO. / KANSAS CITY / MO. / LOCAL NO 4 / AMALGAMATED / LITHOGRAPHERS UNION / OF AMERICA / CHICAGO / UNION / LABEL ||

Index Terms

Associations and Subjects

    Origin, Place of: Chicago (Ill.)
    Use, Place of: Kansas City (Mo.)
    Theme/topic: Prohibition
    Theme/topic: Temperance

Creators and Contributors

    Van Deusen Advertising Company
    Geraghty & Company

Status: Cataloged

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