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Object Name Pin
Date 1887
Description Copper pin with engraved inscription: "G. McDowell Castleton '87 / No. 3". Hinged pin clasp on reverse.
(Keyword: Commemorative, New York)
Acquisition Gift of Ada E. Egbert
Ownership and History This pin was awarded to Ellen Grace McDowell of Staten Island upon her graduation from Public School 3 in Castleton in 1887.

As an adult, Miss McDowell became a teacher, and she worked for many years at Public School 14 in Stapleton.
Earliest Date 1887
Latest Date 1887
Material Copper
Subjects Schools
Lexicon Sub-category Personal Symbol
Associated People McDowell, E. Grace
Catalog Number 85.077.0003
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, 2012.
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