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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

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Item Number: 223552
KSHS Identifier: 1999.56.12

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