Great Northern Railway Veterans Association badge

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Titles Great Northern Railway Veterans Association badge
Description Purple satin ribbon with gold lettering which reads: 'HONORARY/MEMBER/VETERANS/ASSOCIATION/GREAT NORTHERN/RAILWAY/Organized Feb. 23, 1913/UNITY LOYALTY/FRATERNITY.' Attached to ribbon is a gold-colored metal clasp and pendant with a rendering of James J. Hill in relief encircled by "Veterans Association of the Great Northern Railway". Badge is housed in a green velvet-lined black cardboard case with a gold-stamped advertisement for the Western Badge and Novelty Company of St. Paul, Minnesota, 1913-1916.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 7 1/4 inches width
2 3/4 inches height
3/4 inches depth
Nomenclature badge
Materials satin
metal
velvet
cardboard
Creation Issued by: Veterans Association of the Great Northern Railway
Made by: Western Badge & Novelty Co.
Subjects Hill, James J. (James Jerome)
Made in: Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Railroad
Badges, Buttons & Medals. Business & Commercial
Transportation. Rail
Dates Creation: Not earlier than 1913 - Not later than 1916
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 2002.185.2.1,2 (Accession Number)

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