Badges/buttons (2)

Title:
Badges/buttons (2)
Date: 
1914-1920
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 in. ( 1.3 cm ) overall1: 1/2 in. ( 1.3 cm )
Description: 
Two metal pin-back lapel buttons "NATIONAL SECURITY LEAGUE"; copper; image of an eagle.
Object Number: 
INV.4950
Gallery Label: 
In 1918, the American Defense Society was formed as a vigilante pro-American anticommunist orginization. These buttons 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