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Throwback Thursday: Cremation Edition – The CAA Badge

August 14, 2014

Throwback Thursday: Cremation Edition – The CAA Badge

When the Cremation Association of America was founded in 1913, members received a unique badge with a medallion depicting a torch¬†encircled by the Association’s name. Above was a banner with the city of the first convention, Detroit. Each year, the name of the hosting city would be attached to the badge of attendees who were present. Above is a photo of the badge of¬†Dr. Hugo Erichsen, the founder of the Association, after the 1918 Convention in Rochester, New York.