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121-127 PLYMOUTH COURT CHICAGO FOR COMMERCIAL PRINTING TRY THE MODERN PRESS REPRESENTED BY A.R. WHITE PHONE HARRISON 5321
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Red logo in the center of the button with black text above and below on a light yellow background. A thin red line borders the button and another red line creates a circle 3/8 inch from the edge with black text in between. 

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The back is a mirror.

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PARISIAN NOVELTY CO. CHICAGO

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The Modern Press was a printing press that operated in Chicago, Illinios from around 1908 until 1922. It specialized in religious literature, producing such Christian titles as My Last Drink: A Tragic Human Story and The Cause of Damaged Goods: Why There are More Convicts Outside of the Penitentiary Than Inside

Sources:
Francis, Joseph H. (1916). My last drink: A tragic human story. Chicago, IL: The Modern Press. Retrieved from http://www.williamwhitepapers.com/early_recovery_biographies/

Quale, Carle C. (1915). The cause of damaged goods: Why there are more convicts outside the penitentiary than inside. Chicago, IL: The Modern Press. Retrieved from https://books.google.com

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AD0248
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