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"One Button/One Clam - Historic Footage" - no audio
Buttons were packaged and made ready for shipping. Some were attached to cards for retail sales. Pearl buttons came in all shapes, sizes and colors. Buttons made from Upper Mississippi River mussels were shipped far and wide.

Source: Muscatine Art Center

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Last updated on May 22, 2003
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