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This is a gold-plated and mother-of-pearl souvenir hatchet pin has a rhinestone mounted at the center and is pinned to its original paper card. Carry A. Nation, a nationally recognized leader in the Temperance movement, was known to enter alcohol-serving establishments and attack the bars with a hatchet. To raise funds and awareness for her cause, Nation adopted the practice of selling souvenir hatchet pins.
Date: between 1901 and 1911
Item Number: 223552
KSHS Identifier: 1999.56.12
Collections - Museum
Community Life - Clubs and organizations - Reform/Advocacy - Woman's Christian Temperance Union
Date - 1900s
Date - 1910s
Government and Politics - Reform and Protest - Prohibition and temperance
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Personal Symbol - Pin
People - Notable Kansans - Nation, Carry Amelia,1846-1911
Type of Material - Objects and Artifacts