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Title Photo identification badge of Martin Veth from Bethlehem Steel Co., Hoboken Shipyard, n.d, ca. 1940s.
Object Name Badge, Identification
Catalog Number 2009.011.0001
Collection Bethlehem Steel Hoboken Shipyard Employee Archive
Credit Gift of Krista E.A. Wallach
Description Photo identification badge of Martin Veth from Bethlehem Steel Co., Hoboken Shipyard, no date, circa 1940s. 2" diameter stamped metal badge, pin back, with celluloid window; photo of employee. Leather backing, not original as issued, with attached suspender type clip; leather sleeve enclosure with button snap.

Leather adhered on back of tag covers this lettering: "Loss of this badge must be reported immediately to the employment bureau." "A charge will be made if lost of not returned upon leaving the service of the company."

Martin Veth was identified as stated by the donor and lived at 1111 Washington St., Hoboken. See photo catalog 2012.023.0001 for group photo of a testimonial dinner by Bethlehem Steel Hoboken Shipyard employees honoring him on March 17, 1962.
Date 1940-1950
Year Range from 1940
Year Range to 1950
People Veth, Martin
Search Terms Bethlehem Steel
1111 Washington St.
Caption badge, front
Imagefile 071\20090110001.TIF
Classification Business & Commerce