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Title Pin: General Electric Hoboken Works 19. No date, circa 1939-1948.
Object Name Pin, Occupational
Catalog Number 2008.001.0029
Collection Hoboken Commerce Collection
Credit Museum Collections.
Description Pin: General Electric [Company] Hoboken Works 19. No date, circa 1939-1948. Button badge, 1-1/4" diameter. Maker's logo on back, but no name.

The company's plant was at 720-732 Grand St., Hoboken. See notes for history of companies on this site.

The intended use of the button is not indicated. It does not have an employee number and thus was not an employee identification badge as such, although it could have indicated a department within the factory that the employee was working in.
Date 1939-1948
Year Range from 1939.0
Year Range to 1948.0
Search Terms General Electric Corporation
Caption front
Imagefile 063\20080010029.TIF
Notes Previous owners of the property have included the General Electric Vapor Lamp Company (1911 to 1939), the General Electric Company (1939 to 1948), the Cooper-Hewitt Electric Company (1910 to 1911 and 1948 to 1955, tenant from 1955 to 1965), and the Quality Tool and Die Company (1955 to 1979).
Classification Business & Commerce
Manufacturing