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Virginia State Association Covington

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Virginia State Assn. Covington AUG. 25-27 1926
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Red, black, and yellow image of firefighter's head and shoulders. White background with black text curved along upper portion of button. A cloth-backed piece of paper in the shape of the rotund firefighter holding a bugle-like musical instrument hangs from the bottom of the button, completing the figure. 

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Pat. Pend. Phila. Badge Co. Phila, Pa. 

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This is a conference badge for the Virginia State Association, now known as the Virginia State Firefighters Association. The association was founded in 1886. The dates listed on the button indicate the days of the conference, which was held in Covington. The conference still occurs in late August of each year. 

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