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Elroy, Wisconsin Owney tag

Description:

Owney received this identification token from Edgar S. Willey, a rural letter carrier in Elroy, Wisconsin. There is no information to indicate when Willey presented the token to Owney. Elroy was a stop along the Chicago & Northwestern Railroad. Symbols on top of the token indicate that Willey was a Freemason.

Date:
1888-1897
Markings:
E.S. WILLEY/ ELROY/ WIS./ 202
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 1 1/8 x 1 1/8 in. (2.86 x 2.86 cm)
Museum ID:
0.052985.436
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Place:
Wisconsin

Glossary

  • 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
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