Theodore Roosevelt Commemorative Token

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Description (Brief)
This token was made by the Scovill Manufacturing Company of Waterbury, Connecticut during the early 20th century. Scovill was established in 1802 as a button manufacturer and is still in business today. Scovill was an early industrial American innovator, adapting armory manufacturing processes to mass-produce a variety of consumer goods.
Obverse: Bust of Theodore Roosevelt facing left. Legend: 26TH PRESIDENT, U.S.A./1901-1909/ THEODORE ROOSEVELT.
Reverse: "TEDDY"/ "SPEAK SOFTLY AND CARRY A BIG STICK"/ COLONEL OF THE ROUGH RIDERS IN WAR WITH SPAIN GOVERNOR OF NEW YORK VICE PRESIDENT. BECAME PRESIDENT UPON DEATH OF MCKINLEY BUILT PANAMA CANAL. THE TRUST BUSTER.
Location
Currently not on view
depicted
Roosevelt, Theodore
maker
Scovill Manufacturing Company
Measurements
overall: 2.5 cm; in
ID Number
1981.0296.1292
accession number
1981.0296
catalog number
1981.0296.1292
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Scovill Manufacturing Collection
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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