Happy Jack's Thrift Club

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Text on Button Happy Jack's Thrift Club Pat 1-13-17
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Gray illustration of a squirrel wearing a red jacket. Black text on top half of button. White background. 

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M. Young Regalia Co. Springfield Mass.

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Happy Jack's Thrift Club was the creation of conservationist and children's author, Thornton W. Burgess. In his autobiography, Burgess explains how a local committee in Massachusetts appealed to him to create a character to generate young people's interest in War Savings Stamps & Bonds. According to the Thornton W. Burgess Society, Burgess wrote over 170 books and 15,000 stories.

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