I Helped War Chest

Description (Brief)
Plastic pin with metal back. This gold-colored pin shows both a shield in the colors of the U.S. flag and a chest full of gold coins. It reads, "I Helped War Chest." Attached is a plastic red, white, and blue ribbon.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
button
date made
1918
maker
Whitehead & Hoag Company
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5.2 cm x 1.5 cm; 2 1/16 in x 9/16 in
place made
United States: New Jersey, Newark
Associated Place
United States: Massachusetts
ID Number
2006.0098.0263
accession number
2006.0098
catalog number
2006.0098.0263
subject
Celluloid
Coins, Currency and Medals
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Celluloid
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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