St. Louis Button Company

Little Giant Button Machine," which made buttons from one-half inch to 3 1/2 inches in diameter.
Photo courtesy of Quinsippi Mercantile,

The St. Louis Button Co. printed buttons for some notable politicians, including Jeannette Rankin, the first woman elected to the U.S. House of Representatives. This button is from her second successful campaign in 1940:

Photo courtesy of U.S. House of Representatives, History, Art & Archives

The St. Louis Button Co. was in business well into the 1950s.

Buttons in the museum manufactured by St. Louis Button Co.

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