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Pin, Save City Hall

Identifier:
1996.69.2
Description:
Round pin with blue printing reading, 'SAVE CITY HALL' and line-type architectural drawing of the tower from Grand Rapids' 19th Century city hall. Pin has a metal pin back to allow it to be worn on clothing.;ACCEPT. RELEVANCE: The campaign to try to save Grand Rapids' 19th Century city hall building from demolition was considered to be one of the first moves towards a preservation movement in the city. This pin symbolized a person's commitment to saving the city hall and allowed them to show their thoughts to others.;Purchased at Tulip City Antique Mall in Holland, Michigan..;Purchased at Tulip City Antique Mall in Holland, Michigan.. Purchased at Tulip City Antique Mall in Holland, Michigan..
Date:
1968 – 1969
Materials:
Plastic, Metal
Dimensions:
1.5" h 1.5" w
Current Location Status:
On Exhibit
Source:
Purchased With Funds From Friends Of The Public Museum
Exhibit/Program
Introduction to Collecting A-Z ()
Maker/Donor
Tulip City Antique Mall