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Badge: 22nd Annual Convention...Vol. Firemen's Assn...1917

Object Number: 
INV.10467
Date: 
1917
Medium: 
metal, textile
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 2 x 5 in. ( 2.5 x 5.1 x 12.7 cm )
Marks: 
pin: "DELEGATE" badge: "FREEPORT L.I./22ND ANNUAL CONVENTION/WOODCLEFT CANAL/SOUTHERN NEW YORK/VOLUNTEER FIREMENS/ASS'N./JUNE 12-14, 1917"
Description: 

Metal pin with suspended ribbon and badge. Pin depcits a firefighter's helmet shield with crossed firefighting equipment, text flanking shield reads, "DELEGATE". Red ribbon attached to the back of the pin. Badge shaped like a clam shell suspended from the pin. Badge features a central scene depciting a nautical scene with firefightingn equipment above. Text on badge reads, "FREEPORT L.I./22ND ANNUAL CONVENTION/WOODCLEFT CANAL/SOUTHERN NEW YORK/VOLUNTEER FIREMENS/ASS'N./JUNE 12-14, 1917".

Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group