- Description (Brief)
- This medal was made by the Scovill Manufacturing Company of Waterbury, Connecticut in the 1860s. The Scovill Company was established in 1802 as a button manufacturer that is still in business today. Scovill was an early industrial American innovator, adapting armory manufacturing processes to mass-produce a variety of consumer goods including buttons, daguerreotype mats, and campaign medals.
- Obverse: Image of an eagle with shield clutching an olive branch and three arrows in its talons. The legend around the rim reads: SUCCCESS TO REPUBLICAN PRINCIPLES.
- Reverse: Legend reads: MILLIONS FOR FREEDOM NOT ONE CENT FOR SLAVERY.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- medal, political
- Scovill Manufacturing Company
- overall: 2.4 cm; 15/16 in
- ID Number
- accession number
- catalog number
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- Work and Industry: Production and Manufacturing
- Industry & Manufacturing
- Scovill Manufacturing Collection
- Government, Politics, and Reform
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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