Arago: Personal Identification Tokens

Up
Personal Identification Tokens

E.D. Simpson Owney tag

Description:

Owney was given this identification tag by E.D. Simpson of Running Water, South Dakota. The tag is dated 1893. There is no one by that name who worked for the Post Office Department during Owney’s lifetime, and no additional information that points to Mr. Simpson’s profession. The city of Running Water was served by the Chicago & Milwaukee Railway line.

Date:
1893
Markings:
literal: E.D. SIMPSON / RUNNING WATER / SO. DAKOTA / 1893 figurative: eagle with American flag
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 3/4 x 1 1/2 in. (1.91 x 3.81 cm)
Museum ID:
0.052985.146
Place:
South Dakota

  • Owney Tag 2011
  • Owney Tag 2011
Additional Records
  • Cincinnati, Ohio Owney tag
  • E.D. Simpson Owney tag
  • Elroy, Wisconsin Owney tag
  • F. J. Morgan Bald Knob, Arkansas Owney tag
  • F.D. Lockwood Owney tag
  • Fort Wayne, Indiana Owney tag
  • George A. Reinville Owney tag
  • George Anderson Owney tag
  • Haverhill, Massachusetts Owney tag
  • Hornellsville, New York Owney tag
  • J.P. Palmer Owney tag
  • Jackson, Mississippi Owney tag
<
>

1 2 3 4 5