RARE CONVENTION BUTTON FOR EVENT AT ST. LOUIS EXPO 1904.
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1.75” with covered tin back, vertical pin and pair of ribbons, one reading Entertainment. Text reads: "Eighth Annual Convention/Baraca/Philathea/1904/St. Louis." This was an ecumenical movement to facilitate adult evangelism through Bible study. Founded by Syracuse business man Marshall Hudson to strengthen the bond between churches and member’s life experiences. Group was over a million strong at turn of 20th century. NM and one seen.
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