Pinback souvenir

Description: pinback for Preparedness Day, July 4, 1916. This civilian preparedness parade proceeded from Broadway downtown to the Plaza de Panama in Balboa Park. As war raged in Europe, preparation for war was a controversial issue in the U.S.

Creator: St. Louis Button Co.

Creation Date: 1916

Object ID: pin_eb_2017_001

Copyright: public domain

Format: cello pinback

Size: 1 1/4 inch diameter

Credit: Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive

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