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Booker T. Washington Memorial Pinback, 1915

Booker T. Washington pinback button. Caption "'Lest We Forget' / Booker T. Washington / Died Nov. 14, 1915" surrounds photographic image of Washington. Back paper with identification "Western Badge & Button Co. / 109 Henne Bldg. / Los Angeles." n.d. Diam.: 1.25 in.

Washington was the preeminent African American educator, author, and leader of his time. This rare pinback button may have been produced contemporaneously with his death in 1915.

Condition:

Good condition. Small discoloration on back paper near top center.

Estimate: $400 - $600
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$256
12/03/2020

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