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Catalog Number 11082-13
Title Button, Political; William Jennings Bryan
Object Name Button, Campaign
Description Round button with a cross surrounded by thorns and the word "No". "BRYAN" is below the cross. Colors: blue, gold
Date 1896 ca.
Culture American
Material metal, enamel
Diameter (in) 0.75
People Crane, Mary Allen
Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925
History Cross and thorns refer to Bryan's famous "Cross of Gold" speech. The anti-gold standard speech was given at the 1896 democratic convention
Credit line William F. Schwind, Lincoln (Lancaster), Nebraska
Collection Schwind, William F.