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LuWanna Hintermeister’s buttons will be on display at Runestone Museum until Friday, April 11. (Lowell Anderson/Echo Press)1 / 3
LuWanna Hintermeister shared a button collecting presentation at the Runestone Museum in Alexandria last Thursday. She works at the museum gift shop.2 / 3
Attendees were able to view the buttons up close.3 / 3

LuWanna Hintermeister gave a button “Show and Tell” on Thursday, March 6 at the Runestone Museum in Alexandria. The display included her lifetime collection of more than 20 framed groupings of buttons, 30 carded collections, a Pearly Queen doll and their history.

Hintermeister has been a member of the State of Button Club for more than 20 years.

After her presentation, she held a valuation session. For a $1 donation per button, Hintermeister valued attendees’ special buttons.

Hintermeister’s button collection will be on display at the Runestone Museum until Friday, April 11.

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