Don’t take this badge off of me

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Don’t take this badge off of me

1922

Boston news- papers were particularly active in issuing badge credentials to their early staffers. This finely tooled and enameled two-and-one-quarter-inch pinback badge carries the Boston municipal seal in the center, and is front-dated 1922. The Herald issued a different design badge than this to its reporters stationed at the fire department. Boston American and Boston Advertiser reporters carried badges as well.

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