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I have had this pinback button in my collection since I started it in the early 90's. It's celluloid, with a black & white photo of a woman sitting on a globe, eating a bowl of rice. The perimeter says: DIGESTIBLE NUTRITIOUS CHEAP - WRITE FOR RICE RECIPES FREE - RICE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, CROWLEY, LA. (with a signature.) In the center of the globe, it says: Eat The World Food RICE.

Celluloid. Gold outer ring with colorful photographic heads of Henry Hudson and Robert Fulton above three drawings of ships in the Hudson River. Dates Sept. 25 to Oct. 9 are written below. 


Back paper says J. Boller, Novelties. Carnival Goods. Has a stamp with a 19 next to it. Then Confetti. 10 Barclay St., new York.


Rare Willkie Pin

This Willkie pin/button/broach belongs to the Hot Springs County Museum.  We have looked on the internet for a long time and can not find another like it.  Has anyone ever seen one of these before?  Know the manufacturer?

Any information would be greatly appreciated.   Please email to

Thank you,

J.D. Hurd, Historian

When was it produced & what it is worth? When tilted the colors "move".

I would like any information you may have on this button such as when it was produced & how much it may be worth.


in german language : Als Warenzeichen Patentrechtlich Geschützt
the whitehead & Hoag....Made In U.S.A.

My mother saved this button but I never learned its history. Is it possibly a Welcome Home for the WWI vets? On the back a paper insert says - Manufactured by St Louis Button Co, St Louis, Mo, Pat  Aug 8, '99. Can anyone add to the history?

Found in garfield, kentucky

Pinback shows Dixie Lee from the Smilin Jack comic strip of the 1930's-1950's by Zack Mosley.  Pinback character verified by Zack's daughter Jill Mosley.  Pinback issued by the June 1942 graduating class of Bartram High School in Philadelphia.  The Philly schools issued pinbacaks over a 40 year period to identify their high school graduations.  Anyone having any information about this high school tradition is asked to contact Hu Baer

1930 MSFA Balto. Convention

Balto. MSFA 1930
Baltimore Convention for the 
Maryland State Firemen's Association
St. Louis Button Co. stamped on back
Available on eBay at present time