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Howard Young Owney tag

Description:

Owney received this identification tag from Howard Young of St. Paul, Minnesota. Young worked as a brakeman for the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis, & Omaha railway. The tag is also inscribed “F.L.T.,” or Friendship, Love and Truth, a signifier of the fraternal organization known as the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. There is no information on the tag to indicate when Owney may have received it.

Date:
1888-1897
Markings:
literal: I.O. OF / F.L.T. / HOWARD YOUNG / 21 CENTRAL AVE. / ST / PAUL / MINN
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 1 x 1 1/4 in. (2.54 x 3.18 cm)
Museum ID:
0.052985.139
Place:
Minnesota
  • Owney Tag 2011
  • Owney Tag 2011
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