Ribbon/ medal

Object Number: 
2002.1.3337
Date: 
1938-1945
Medium: 
Metal, ribbon, celluloid, paper
Dimensions: 
5 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 1/4 in.
Description: 
A white cardboard card mounted with a sample ribbon and button. The front has a blue silk ribbon with a black circular celluloid button at the top. The button has a gold monogramed "R.S.E.S." encirled by the words "Refrigeration Service Engineers Society/ 'We Do It Right' ". The ribbon is printed in gold "11th Annual Convention/ 23rd District/ Detroit, Mich./ Jan. 10, 1939". The card is printed in blue "Preserve This Sample/ Eastern Sales Office/ 265 West 14th Street/ (corner Eighth Ave.)/ New York, N.Y./ CHelsea 2-7330". And on the reverse "St. Louis Button Co./ St. Louis, MO., U.S.A.", with the stock number of this sample and a list of prices based on the quantity ordered.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group