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.


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

Estimate: $400 - $600
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