Last Updated: Aug 08, 2018     Views: 108

Corning Glass Works was producing glass buttons in 1940 as shown by this object in our glass collection. We have a CGW advertisement in the Library collection that confirms they were selling the buttons at least as late as 1946, and, according to the estimated dates on these buttons, the company was still making the buttons in the early 1950s.

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