1920s Numbered Nurse Graduation Pin from Chicago Training School for Home and Public Health
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1920s Numbered Nurse Graduation Pin from Chicago Training School for Home and Public Health

Code: mhnhv20002

$175.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a circa 1920s numbered nursing graduation pin for the Chicago Training School for Home and Public Health. The school was founded in 1919 as a proactive effort against recurring influenza epidemic, and at the time the faculty were members of the Chicago Health Department. The pin octagonal is by S. D. Childs & Company and is nicely enameled.

VINTAGE: Circa 1920s.

SIZE: Approximately 1" x 1"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Gold-filled, enamel.

ATTACHMENT: Horizontal pin with come-under locking swivel catch.

MARKINGS: 82 GOLD FILLED S.D. CHILDS & CO. CHICAGO.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a nursing collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VEEX05 LAGEX1/12

CONDITION: 8 (Excellent-): The pin shows only light wear with all enamel intact and some limited tarnishing on reverse.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.