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Badges/buttons (2)

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