Item no. 28168
|Occupation: Building and construction trades|
Badges of the Iron Workers' Union.
The badges had two sides - the colorful side was worn during parades and at conventions, while the black side was worn during funerals.
Photo courtesy of International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers.
See this image in the On High: Bridge, Structural and Ornamental Ironworkers exhibit.