Great 1943 Woman War Worker Photo ID Badge of Ruth Lee from Evans Products Co., Plywood Division
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Great 1943 Woman War Worker Photo ID Badge of Ruth Lee from Evans Products Co., Plywood Division

Code: hfwa20024epc

$225.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: Great 1943 woman War Worker Home Front photo identification badge of Ruth Lee who was employed with Evans Products Co., Plywood Division. The company produced Eames designed functional plywood items for the war effort and went on to shape much of the United States' mid-century modern furniture. The center of the badge shows a photo of Ruth (photo is askew) showing she was nearly 5'7". The surrounding green insert reads: "EVANS PRODUCTS COMPANY, PLYWOOD DIVISION LEBANON OREGON" and the center bottom is numbered in handwriting: "116". The celluloid and steel badge shows "RUTH LEE 1943" handwritten in heavy black ink on the reverse.

VINTAGE: Circa 1943

SIZE: Approximately 1-7/8" in diameter

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Celluloid, paper, photograph, steel, ink

ATTACHMENT: Vertical pin with "C" type catch

MARKINGS: "RUTH LEE 1943"

ITEM NOTES: This is from a Home Front War Worker collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MBJX16 LBBEX10/16

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The ID badge shows moderate wear, the photo is remarkable (but askew), overall very fine condition.

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