The United Hatters of North America; Pan-American Exposition

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Description (Brief)
A metal match safe with celluloid sheets inserted on each side. It was a souvenir from the Pan-American Exposition of 1901, compliments of the United Hatters of North America. One side shows the union's trademark.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1901
referenced
United States: New York, Buffalo
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (panels material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7 cm x 3.3 cm x 1 cm; 2 3/4 in x 1 5/16 in x 3/8 in
overall: 2 7/8 in x 1 1/2 in x 7/16 in; 7.3025 cm x 3.81 cm x 1.11125 cm
ID Number
2006.0098.1000
accession number
2006.0098
catalog number
2006.0098.1000
subject
Labor Unions
Smoking
related event
Pan-American Exposition
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Industry & Manufacturing
Celluloid
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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