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Campaign Trade Catalogue, 1896

Campaign Trade Catalogue, 1896

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The Whitehead & Hoag Company of Newark, New Jersey, acquired the rights to produce celluloid pin-backs after purchasing a series of patents in the 1890s. The firm produced buttons under the trade name of Whitehead & Hoag until it was sold in 1953.
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United States: New Jersey
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
gold, red, white, blue (overall color)
overall: 11 3/4 in x 8 in; 29.845 cm x 20.32 cm
ID Number
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Credit Line
Ralph E. Becker
Political Campaigns
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Political and Military History: Political History, Campaign Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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