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Collection

Object Number: 
2002.1.2196
Date: 
1910-1920
Medium: 
Paper, cloth
Dimensions: 
30 1/4 x 40 x 1/4 in.
Description: 
A cardboard mounted display of a collection of 42 military patches, badges of honor and divisional badges from World War I. It is printed in black "Badges of Honor/ Division Badges/ These marks were used when troops went into action. At that time they were stripped of all other Insignia so the enemy would not be able to identify them./ If you can't wear a Divisional Badge, wear a Victory Liberty Loan Button." The badges include the "92nd Div. 'Red Hand' Division Negro Troops"; the "42nd Div. 'Rainbow' Division Guard Troops", and the "24th Div. 'Lincoln Division' Troops" among many others. Formerly F-37.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group