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Title I.L.A. (International Longshoremen's Association) button, no place, no date, ca. 1940-50.
Object Name Button, Fraternal
Catalog Number 2001.135.0004
Collection Hoboken Government & Politics Collection
Credit Gift of Mel Kiernan
Description I.L.A. (International Longshoremen's Association) button, no place, no date, ca. 1940-50. 1-1/2" diameter. Prong back button (only 1 of 2 prongs present) mounted in brass-gold finish rope-edged finding that has a 1/4" ring for hanging or a sewing attachment.

The printed image is the I.L.A. banner. This item would be probably have been part of a larger ribbon badge for a union meeting or a public event such as a parade or rally.
Date 1940-1950
Year Range from 1940
Year Range to 1950
Search Terms ILA
Caption front
Imagefile 008\20011350004.JPG
Classification Unions
Docks
Transportation