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Kerr Log Cabin Button

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KERR
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The text appears as an illustration of brown logs beneath a brown log cabin on a white background with illustrated grass and trees

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A sticker is attached to the back which states "LOG CABIN - Birthplace of ROBERT S. KERR - Indian Territory 1896"

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Bastian Bros Co., Rochester, N.Y. - Two union bugs

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This button is from the birthplace of Senator Robert Samuel Kerr, Oklahoma’s first native-born governor and a U.S. Senator.  Kerr was Governor of Oklahoma from 1943 until 1947. He was elected to the U.S. Senate in 1948 where he served until his death in 1963. The log cabin was located in what was once Native American Territory near Ada, Oklahoma.

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PO0048
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