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Catalog Number 11082-20
Title Badge; William Jennings Bryan; "Labor for Bryan"
Object Name Badge, Campaign
Description Blue, white and red ribbon with a silver pin bar at the top. In the middle is a celluloid button with Bryan's image. Printed in silver on the ribbon: "Labor for Bryan/Mass Meeting/Oct.30, 1896/Cooper Union/And/Union Square." Printed in black on the button with Bryan's image: "William J. Bryan/16 to 1/Free Coinage."
Date 1896
Culture American
Material cloth, metal
Height (in) 6.62
Width (in) 7.87
People Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925
History Belonged to William F. Schwind, friend and secretary to W.J. Bryan, during Bryan's campaign for presidency and his tenure as Secretary of State. Schwind was donor's grandfather.
Credit line William F. Schwind, Lincoln (Lancaster), Nebraska
Collection Schwind, William F.