"Remember Pearl Harbor" Lapel Pin

"Remember Pearl Harbor" Lapel Pin

Description
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.
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
ID Number
AF.82244M
catalog number
82244M
accession number
1977.0876
Pearl Harbor, Attack on
World War II
The 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
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