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Button

Button
Title
Button
Date 
1900-1950
Medium 
Metal, paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 3/4 in. ( 1.9 cm )
Description 
Pin-back button with image of Nathan Hale on white background; printed in an inner circle "I REGRET THAT I HAVE BUT ONE LIFE TO LOSE FOR MY COUNTRY" "NATHAN HALE"; printed on the larger outer circle in white letters on red background "KNIGHTHOOD OF YOUTH"; the circle is completed by gold letters on white background "ESQ. O. of C."; reverse has paper insert printed "WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO. BUTTONS BADGES NOVELTIES AND SIGNS" "NEWARK N.J.".
Object Number 
INV.3416
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group