Post E Peoria

Description (Brief)
Die-cut from a sheet of celluloid. In the shape of the state of Illinois, the badge reads "Post E Peoria TPA convention Illinois Division Champaign May 22-23, 1908." A circular insignia with three triangles is marked with the letters "TPA." TPA stands for Travelers Protective Association.
Currently not on view
Object Name
watch fob
date made
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
metal (fastener material)
overall: 6.8 cm x 3.7 cm; 2 11/16 in x 1 7/16 in
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Clothing & Accessories
Cultures & Communities
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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