The United Hatters of North America; Pan-American Exposition

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
Object Name
match safe
date made
1901
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
referenced
United States: New York, Buffalo
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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