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Good Roads Day

Good Roads Day Event Button Museum
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MILWAUKEE COUNTY GOOD ROADS DAY OCTOBER 21 GOOD ROADS LIGHTEN LOADS
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Blue text on white center circle, white text on blue outer border.

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Made by F. E. JENS CO.
Enterprise Bldg.
Milwaukee, Wis.

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Over 25,000 buttons were created and distributed to commemorate the Good Roads Day celebration in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on October 21, 1916.  The festivities included a parade highlighting the areas best roads, a ceremony for the building progress of highways in the area, and special visits from good road experts from around the United States.

Source: Chilton Company (1916, October 12). Good Roads Activities. Motor Age 30 (14-26), pp.52. Retrieved from: https://books.google.com/books?id=83xCAQAAMAAJ

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EV0389
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