Lot (2) 1920s Sterling Lapel Pin Award Chicago Ice Girls Mayor Thompson Capone
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Lot (2) 1920s Sterling Lapel Pin Award Chicago Ice Girls Mayor Thompson Capone:
LOT OF 2 LAPEL PINS FROM THE 1920s.Both Chicago Area Event Awards or Participation Medals5/8" to 3/4" SmallScrew On Backing - one may not be the original screw on backing. Does not resemble the other.Both Pins are marked: "WM SCHRIBDE CHICAGO STERLING" on back.
MUNICIPAL PLAYGROUNDS CHICAGO, GIRLS ATHLETICS.MAYOR THOMPSON'S 1921 ICE SKATING COMMITTEE
Historical Background: Mayor William Hale Thompson was considered one of the most corrupt American Politicians of his time due to his relationship with AL Capone.