American Thrift Army Banker Lapel Pin

American Thrift Army Banker Lapel Pin

1900-1979

This (tiny!) pin was for U.S. school children, probably in the 1910s or 1920s, possibly connected to a school-based savings program, and possibly reflecting one of the thrift drives during the First World War. Besides "American Thrift Army," the pin also says "Every Boy and Girl a Banker."

Subjects: Wartime thrift, Public education/advocacy, Teaching thrift, Thrift Collection

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