Get Behind the Government Liberty Loan of 1917 button

Collection Type

  • Clothing and Accessories

Date

1917

GUSN

GUSN-222764

Description

Round button with red background, blue trim, and white text and image of Statue of Liberty. Pin fastener.\n

Details

Descriptive Terms

buttons (information artifacts)
metal
Button

Inscription

"Get Behind / The Government / Liberty Loan / of / 1917" (printed)
"By Ehrman / MFG Co. / Boston, Mass. / American Manufacture / Union Label / LIP & BA / Allied Printing / Trades Council / Union Label / Lowell" (printed)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

Ehrman Mfg. Co. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Malden, Massachusetts, United States

Object Type

Advertising Medium

Dimensions

2/16 (H), 14/16 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.3380

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Malden (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)