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Catalog Number 13051-3
Title Badge; William Jennings Bryan; Scandinavian Bryan Club
Object Name Badge, Political
Description Scandinavian Bryan Club badge. Badge has top pin with a banner and white flourish border with "Lancaster Co." inscribed. Pin clasp on the back of the banner. Hanging down from the top piece to connect a button is a blue ribbon with club name inscribed with silver lettering. Button has the image of William Jennings Bryan on it. Back of pin, ribbon, and button have manufacturer's label and address.
Year Range from 1896
Year Range to 1908
Material ribbon, metal, paper, ink
Made The Whitehead & Hoag Co.
Place of Origin USA: New Jersey, Newark
Inscription Text top on pin: "Lancaster Co." on ribbon: "Scandinavian Bryan Club" back of button: "Buttons made by The Whitehead & Hoag Co. Nward, NJ, USA Pat. [illegible]11, 1896, July 21, 1896" also on back of ribbon and top pin - "The Whitehead & Hoag Co. Newark, NJ, USA"
Used USA: Nebraska (Lancaster)
Height (in) 4.25
Width (in) 2.375
People Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925
Credit line Steven Barwick Collection by Lawrence Dennis, Carbondale, Illinois
Collection Dennis, Lawrence