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Catalog Number 11082-2
Title Button, Political; William Jennings Bryan; "Commoner, Guarantee of Bank Deposits"
Object Name Button, Campaign
Description Celluloid button with black and white image of Bryan superimposed on to a bank safe. Safe has "Commoner" printed in red at the top and "Guarantee Bank Deposits" in black on the bottom. Edge of pin has an American flag motif.

Culture American
Material metal, paper, celluloid
Artist Whitehead & Hoag Co.
Made United States
Place of Origin USA: New Jersey, Newark
Diameter (in) 1.25
People Crane, Mary Allen
Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925
History When Bryan let go of the silver issue, one of the main platforms of his campaign was guarantee of bank deposits
Credit line William F. Schwind, Lincoln (Lancaster), Nebraska
Collection Schwind, William F.