"Remember Pearl Harbor" Lapel Pin


Physical Description

Cast metal featuring an eagle with spread wings. A pierced oval with "Remember" in red above a pearl and "Harbor" in blue below.

General History

After the December 7, 1941, bombing of the military base at Pearl Harbor, Americans rallied around the war effort with the patriotic cry, "Remember Pearl Harbor." Thousands of buttons or lapel pins were distributed to remind Americans of the tragic event and to solidify the war efforts.

Related Event: Pearl Harbor, Attack onWorld War IIThe Great Depression and World War II


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Exhibition: Price of Freedom

Exhibition Location: National Museum of American History

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.82244MCatalog Number: 82244MAccession Number: 1977.0876

Object Name: pin, sweetheart

Physical Description: metal (overall material)plastic (overall material)enamel (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 3/4 in x 2 in x 1/4 in; 4.445 cm x 5.08 cm x .635 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-7680-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_434044

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