Vancouver pioneer badge; ribbon 1946

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Creator City of Vancouver Archives
Title Vancouver pioneer badge; ribbon 1946
Published Vancouver : Museum of Vancouver
Identifier 65528
Language English
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Contributor Museum of Vancouver
Description <div class="field-item field-item-0">Presented to the City Archives in 1962 by Presented to the City Archives in 1962 by Thomas F. Daggs. The medal belonged to his mother-in-law Mrs. James B. (Effie) Silverthorne. See Doc. Spec file for copies of letters from Major J.s. Matthews related to the medal.</div><div class="field-item field-item-1">Manufactured in Canada.</div>
<div class="field-item field-item-0">a) 1 Pioneer Badge with pin clasp on reverse; Reverse: inscription "172"; Obverse: border of maple leaves encircling "1886/Pioneer/1946/City of Vancouver/by sea and land we prosper/incorporated A.D. 1886/British Columbia"; in centre is view of power lines, train engine, Douglas Fir. </div><div class="field-item field-item-1">b) Ribbon attached to pin clasp is of two pieces, one blue and one yellow tied inside the blue. </div><div class="field-item field-item-2">"172"; "1886/PIONEER/1946/CITY OF VANCOUVER/BY SEA AND LAND WE PROSPER/INCORPORATED A.D. 1886/BRITISH COLUMBIA".</div>
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