Image ID
ICHi-073681
Headline
Alderman badge that belonged to Michael Kenna
Date Created
circa 1897
Artwork/Object Depicted
badges;pins
Copyright Notice
© 2015 Chicago Historical Society, all rights reserved.
Credit Line
Chicago History Museum, ICHi-073681
Inventory Number
2012.26.1
Storage Location
DIA
Max Pixels - Height
3840
Max Pixels - Width
5760
KEYWORDS
2012.26.1
UC 052
badges
Chicago (Ill.)
First Ward Alderman Badge
Kenna, Michael
pins
politicians
politics
Secret Lives of Objects
SLOO
i073681
i73681
ICHi-73681
alderman badge that belonged to michael kenna

A gold, bejeweled (one-carat diamond on each point and large, four-carat diamond in the center) alderman badge that belonged to Michael Kenna, one of the most notoriously corrupt Chicago aldermen of the 20th century. Front view. Given to McKenna on April 22, 1897.

A gold, bejeweled (one-carat diamond on each point and large, four-carat diamond in the center) alderman badge that belonged to Michael Kenna, one of the most notoriously corrupt Chicago aldermen of the 20th century. Front view. Given to McKenna on April 22, 1897.

1/20/2015