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Title Ribbon badge: Deutsch Amerikanischer Central Verein von Hudson County. (probably made in Hoboken, ca. 1917.)
Object Name Ribbon, Fraternal
Catalog Number 2008.004.0025
Collection Hoboken Societies & Organizations Collection
Credit Museum Collections.
Description Ribbon badge: Deutsch Amerikanischer Central Verein von Hudson County. (probably made in Hoboken, ca. 1917.) Cotton ribbon, 4-3/4" high x 1-7/8" wide with dull gold imprinting. Two examples.

Whether this verein (club) was based in Hoboken is not indicated.

This item was displayed in the 1997 museum exhibition: United Decorating Co., 1899-1997. "Decorations for All Occasions." 98 Years of Parades, Funerals, Grand Openings, & Masquerade Balls. Details about this item as captioned are no longer available, but it is probably related to archives 2008.004.0024 - Program cover: 1891-1917. Vereinigte Schweizer-Vereine von Hudson County, N.J. Bundes-Feier. Sonntag. Den 29, Juli 1917.

This item would be typical of work done by United Decorating Co. which was founded and operated by a German immigrant, Robert Kirchgessner.
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Date 1917-1917
Year Range from 1917
Year Range to 1917
Search Terms World War I
Port of Embarkation
United Decorating Company
Caption example 1
Imagefile 064\20080040025.TIF
Classification Ethnic Culture
Parties
War