San Francisco Chronicle February 6, 1896
1868. Henry Bergh, founder of the ASPCA photographed wearing his ASPCA President’s badge.
The ASPCA was founded in 1866, when after seeing a horse being whipped, he decided he would devote his life to stopping the cruelty.
San Francisco Society Prevention of Cruelty to Animals badge STATE HUMANE Officer and San Francisco Society Prevention of Cruelty to Animals OFFICER badge #360. Both are sterling silver with hard fired blue enamel.