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Badges (3)

Object Number: 
INV.4275
Date: 
1914-1920
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 1/2 x 1/2 in. ( 1.3 x 1.3 x 1.3 cm )
Description: 
Three metal pin-back badges June 1950 (2)"NATIONAL SECURITY LEAGUE"; copper; image of an eagle; (1) "AMERICAN DEFENSE SOCIETY"; red, white and blue.
Gallery Label: 
In 1918, the American Defense Society was formed as a vigilante pro American anticommunist organization. These button were worn to oppose U.S. involvement in World War I.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group