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.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
Whitehead & Hoag Company
Physical Description
metal (pin material)
cellulose nitrate (badge material)
overall: 1 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in; 3.81 cm x 6.35 cm
place made
United States: New Jersey, Newark
United States: Michigan, Detroit
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Coins, Currency and Medals
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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