1935 National Convention Badge

Title

1935 National Convention Badge

Subject

Badge

Description

Badge commemorating the 17th National Convention held on Sept. 23rd-26th, 1935 in St. Louis, MO. The nameplate reads "St. Louis, MO Birthplace of the American Legion." The front of the badge has the American Legion emblem and an inscription that reads, "In Honor of the men who at the Saint Louis caucus May 1919 founded the American Legion." The back of the badge commemorates the convention. The ribbon colors include blue in the center bordered by red, yellow, green, light and dark blue, and olive green.

Source

Emil A. Blackmore Museum (catalog no. 2012-0097.118)

Date

1935

Format

Physical object; brooch 1 x 1.5 in.; ribbon 2 x 2.5 in.

Language

en

Type

Physical object

Identifier

2012-0097.118

Coverage

St. Louis, MO

Citation

“1935 National Convention Badge,” The Emil A. Blackmore Museum, accessed December 8, 2021, https://legionmuseum.omeka.net/items/show/444.

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