Fundraising Buttons: part 4
Right from the start fundraising buttons were intended for collecting, and people did! Stories appeared in newspapers about these collectors. Sometimes mothers passed on their war time to their children. Members of the Patrick family (manufacturers of the buttons) built up impressive collections.
Newcastle Morning Herald, 10th September 1949.
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