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    Eugene V. Debs: A Most Unusual Portrait Linen Handkerchief. Debs' portrait in one corner, with name below and the dates of the 1905 Labor Congress. Below that, "Compliments of Knight Dry Goods Co., Muskogee" (followed by a two-letter state abbreviation. The second letter is T, but the first letter is not clear, Almost certainly Indian Territory or Oklahoma). While pinback button and paper novelties for Debs were made in some variety and numbers, textile items are quite rare. We've encountered only a few ribbons, and this is the first handkerchief we have ever seen. Portrait and lettering are just a bit faded, but otherwise in excellent condition. Measures 6.25" x 6.25" as displayed, quarter- folded.

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    November, 2010
    17th Wednesday
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