14th International B.Y.P.U. Convention badge

Description (Brief)
Badge with metal pin bar in the shape of a cross with a shield at center. The embossed image of a Bible is set within the shield with the words, "Loyalty to Christ." The cross bears the initials BYPU, which stand for Baptist Young People's Union. The bar holds a plastic badge with a wreath design on its border and the phrase, "Welcome 1904 // Detroit the Beautiful." Badge features a color illustration of a pool and pathway. There is an island in the forefront and trees along the banks of the pathway. The BYPU held its annual convention in Detroit in 1904.
Object Name
badge
date made
1904
maker
Whitehead & Hoag Company
Physical Description
metal (pin material)
cellulose nitrate (badge material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in; 3.81 cm x 6.35 cm
place made
United States: New Jersey, Newark
referenced
United States: Michigan, Detroit
ID Number
2006.0098.1326
catalog number
2006.0098.1326
accession number
2006.0098
subject
Celluloid
Coins, Currency and Medals
Baptists
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Celluloid
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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