1883 Trout & Ellis "This Way Freemen!" Political Ribbon

Title

1883 Trout & Ellis "This Way Freemen!" Political Ribbon

Subject

Virginia -- History

Description

This 1883 Trout & Ellis polictcal ribbon carries the Virginia State seal and the slogan "This Way Freemen!" The slogan was a motto of the Virginia Democratic Party in 1883 and Henry S. Trout was a Democratic office-holder in that era. He was a state senator (1883-86) and mayor of Roanoke (1892-94).
The ribbon was given to R. L. Lucas (owner of Thompson-Hagan Drug Co.) in 1961 by Virginia Deal Lawrence.

Creator

Trout & Ellis campaign

Publisher

Montgomery Museum & Lewis Miller Regional Art Center

Date

1883

Rights

All Rights Reserved. Please contact the Montgomery Museum & Lewis Miller Regional Art Center for permission to reproduce this item. Donated to the Montgomery Museum by Thompson-Hagan Drug Co. in 1985.

Format

.jpg

Language

English

Type

Physical Object

Identifier

85.03.41

Coverage

VA

Files

85.03.41_web.jpg

Citation

Trout & Ellis campaign, “1883 Trout & Ellis "This Way Freemen!" Political Ribbon,” Montgomery County Memory Online, accessed October 19, 2017, http://montgomerymuseum.omeka.net/items/show/112.

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