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Atlanta Constitution Owney tag

Description:

Owney received this token while visiting the Atlanta Constitution, a daily newspaper. Owney frequently visited newspapers in towns (after first visiting the local post office) and was a great favorite of reporters around the country. There is no information to indicate when Owney received this tag. Atlanta, Georgia was home to several railway lines that Owney traveled.

Date:
1888-1897
Markings:
ATLANTA / CONSTITUTION / ATLANTA, GA
Medium:
metal (brass)
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 1 1/2 x 1 1/16 in. (3.81 x 2.7 cm)
Museum ID:
0.052985.366
Place:
Georgia

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