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ca. 1712 with several alterations into the 20th century
Circular metal badge "Hunter College/125th/1870-1995/Anniversary"; white and purple.
Gfit of Mildred Speiser
Founded in 1870 by Irish immigrant and social reformer Thomas Hunter as a teacher-training school for women, Hunter College has long enjoyed a distinguished reputation for liberal arts and sciences and professional schools. This button was worn to celebrate the 125th anniversary of Hunter College.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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