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This pin represents late 19th and early 20th century civic betterment programs that emerged in many of the large US cities just prior to, and just after, the World War I. These programs were to reflect cultural trends in civic, physical health betterment programs. This bronze pin was awarded to female athletic participants in the Boston Parks and Recreation association (PRAA) which was created in 1915. Measuring approx 1"and cast in bronze. It radiates an elegant and timeless positive quality and represents a very early example of woman's emergence in roles and activities that were, prior to the early 20th century, outside the bounds of cultural norms. The pin reflects in materials and design, high aesthetic standards which add to the charm and power of the pins central motif; the emergence of a strong and self-reliant individual. It is the absolutely perfect gift for your young daughter
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Rare 1915 GirlS PRAA Basketball PIN
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