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This gold-plated and mother-of-pearl souvenir hatchet pin belonged to Carry A Nation. A resident of Medicine Lodge, Kansas, Nation achieved infamy for attacking saloons with a hatchet to discourage drinking. She was frequently jailed for vandalism. Nation adopted the practice of selling these souvenir hatchet pins to raise funds and awareness for her cause.

Date: between 1901 and 1911

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Item Number: 224702
KSHS Identifier: 1999.56.13

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