Pinback button : Women's Apparel Unit Women's Oversea Hospitals, U.S.A.. [Circa 1915-1918]

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Title

Pinback button : Women's Apparel Unit Women's Oversea Hospitals, U.S.A.. [Circa 1915-1918]

Description

Red, white and blue pinback button. The name "Women's Apparel Union" and "Women's Oversea Hospitals, U.S.A." surround center image of a nurse standing in front of the flags for Great Britain, the United States, and France.

The National American Woman Suffrage Association was active in the war effort and this was one of several buttons issued to support the fundraising efforts for Women's Oversea Hospitals.

White backpaper contains the name of the manufacturer.

Date

[Circa 1915-1918]

Subject

Advertising--United States
Buttons
Fundraising
National American Woman Suffrage Association
Patriotism
World War, 1914-1918--Women--United States

Creator

Newark, N.J. : Whitehead & Hoag Co. (Manufacturer)

Language

English

Identifier

BUTN.1915.23

Coverage

France
Great Britain
United States

Original Format

Buttons (information artifacts)
celluloid (cellulosic)

Physical Dimensions

2 cm. diam.

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