Match Box Cover

Match Box Cover

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Tin match box cover with a celluloid overlay, covered with Ku Klux Klan imagery and mottos. “SYMWAO” means “Spend Your Money With Americans Only.” “Non-Silba Sed Anthar” means “Not for Oneself but for Others.”
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Object Name
match box cover
Associated Place
United States: New Jersey
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
tin (overall material)
overall: 4 cm x 6 cm x 2 cm; 1 9/16 in x 2 3/8 in x 13/16 in
overall: 1 3/4 in x 2 1/2 in x 3/4 in; 4.445 cm x 6.35 cm x 1.905 cm
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National Museum of American History
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