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Title Keuffel & Esser Co., Hoboken, N.J., employee photo identification badge, n.d., ca. 1940-1950.
Object Name Badge, Identification
Catalog Number 2010.067.0001
Collection Keuffel & Esser Company Collection
Credit Gift of Chuck Wenter.
Description Keuffel & Esser Co., Hoboken, N.J. employee photo identification badge of an un-named woman, no date, circa 1940-1950. Brass oval with engraved lettering in black, 2" high x 1-3/8" wide; pin clasp back; window with black-and-white photo (circa 7/8" wide x 1-1/2" high) of female employee taken at height board with employee number in image below (3921); clear plastic insert over photo.

The five-foot tall woman has not been identified yet.

While undated, her dress and hair appear of the period. Also K&E did significant work in Hoboken for the U.S. Army and U.S. Navy which probably required a formal photo identification for security purposes within the manufacturing complex.

Also note dimensions on the board behind her are in feet and inches such as '4'9' not '49'.
Date 1940-1950
Year Range from 1940
Year Range to 1950
Search Terms K & E
Keuffel & Esser Co.
Caption front
Imagefile 078\20100670001.TIF
Classification Business & Commerce