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World War I-era ditty bag made of khaki-colored, cotton twill. Olive drab-colored, bias-woven twill tape form double drawstrings that are threaded through 1 inch channel around top. Twill tape strings are knotted to form closed loop. There are no…

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World War I military identification tags. Two aluminum alloy circles have circular hole through which a cloth tape is threaded and tied in a knot. Tags are strung on same cloth tape. Imprinted on one side is name and nationality: "Hough Francis L."…

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Veterans of Foreign Wars commemorative medal. Bronze Maltese Cross has combed design between cross arms. Seal in center of cross has embossed eagle with olive branch and arrows, encircled by organization name: "Veterans of Foreign Wars of U.S."…

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World War I Victory Medal. 1.5" diameter bronze medal has embossed representation of classical Greek statue of Nike, or winged Victory. Reverse side has "U.S." shield with mace with six stars around lower arc of medal. "The Great War for…

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World War I-era comfort kit (a) made of khaki-colored cotton muslin. Cloth case has five horizontal rows of pockets of varying sizes. Top pockets close by snapped flap. Middle row of pockets closed by side flaps. All edges bound in olive green bias…

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Tan, pseudo-leather cloth-bound New Testament. Gold-printed, waving American flag and "Active Service Testament" on front. Sewn binding with glued spine. 518 pages of fine black print. Last sheet has form for record of conversion. End papers of tan…

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World War I-era songbook. Black-printed text on tan paper cover reads "Songs / The Soldiers / And Sailors / Sing" above black-printed line drawing of torsos of men dressed according to various armed services. Below drawing is printed "Price 15 cents…

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Round pinback button with brass pin. Front has a large red "W" on a white background with four stacked lines of text printed in blue. When combined with the red "W" as the first letter, the lines read "WOODROW / WILSON'S / WISDOM / WINS". Reverse has…

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Red, white, and black striped ribbon suspended from a rectangular stamped brass pin. Pin has a rectangular, celluloid insert reading "Delegat" and a stamped brass medal hanging from two short chains. The medal is circular with an eagle at the top.…

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Rectangle-shaped doily of linen huck toweling. Doily is decorated with Swedish weaving-style embellishment in which threads are stitched onto the huck toweling so that shorter and longer running threads form patterns across the surface. Light and…

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World War I-era goggles made of yellow-tinted oval beveled glass lenses mounted in truncated base of tan cloth. Glass has metal rim that fits over wired upper edge of base. Napped cloth around bottom of base forms cushion for face contact. Six metal…

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World War I-era, German trench stick. Wooden handle with concentric grooves is 6.25 inch long and 1.375 inch in diameter at the top end, with a slight taper toward the bottom. A .5 inch wide canvas web strap is wrapped around the handle at the upper…

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Buff paper booklet. Cover page reads "The Cartoon Book / Dedicated to the Success of the Third Liberty Loan / by American Artists". Booklet consists of 44 pages, folded but not fastened, inside paper cover. Black-and-white cartoons are supportive of…

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Silk ribbon with medal. Metal tablet hangs by ring and two links from red, white and blue striped, grosgrain ribbon. At the top, it is threaded through metal bar with safety pin and hangs down forming background for medal. Ribbon has self fringed…

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World War I-era German saw-back bayonet. Metal blade with 2 narrow flutes has lanceolate point. Underside has dull edge, while upper side has dull edge for a third of its length followed by cross-hatched serrations, which form an edge like the teeth…

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Anti-Dimming' composition for gas masks canister. Khaki-colored metal cylinder has dents and spots where paint has worn off [mainly on cap]. Inside the canister are an unused tube of formula and wiping rags. Canister has instructions for usage…

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World War I-era American gas mask. Canvas bag with "I need thee every hour" and "V.E.C. - A.E.F." [American Expeditionary Force] stamped on back of bag. Bag is dirty and canvas has stiffened. Stamped on the inside of flap is "107626". Instructions,…

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World War I-era German cavalry canteen. Canteen consists of an aluminum flask with an aluminum screw cap. The body of the canteen is covered with khaki-colored wool felt with 4 iron snaps for closures. Leather straps with iron buckles wrap around…

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Large paper certificate honoring Philip W. Prevost with Distinguished Service Cross. Near the top of the certificate is a black and white image of a bald eagle holding the American flag in its talons. The certificate has the following information…

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American Legion delegate medal on silk ribbon. The top of the medal has a brass-colored motif of an eagle with a small bar beneath. Attached to the bottom is a piece of ribbon that is divided into three vertical stripes [red, white, and blue].…

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Personal religious items, including scapular, paryer book, and rosary.

Small, oval-shaped scapular with red crochet trim along the outside edge. One side has an image of Jesus in the center with "Apostleship of Prayer in League with the Sacred…

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Small, framed certificate and accompanying medal awarded to Walter J. McManus.

The certificate is printed in French on off-white paper. The frame is constructed of wood with various black and silver stripes throughout.

The following is typed…

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Black-and-white photograph of a smiling man in World War I uniform, including Montana-style hat. The man is standing with his hands behind his back. He is in front a bush with a grassy hill behind him. Handwritten in pencil in the lower proper left…

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Black-and-white photograph glued to black paper. The photograph is of two women sitting next to each other on the hood of a truck. The women are dressed in nurse uniforms. The women are holding up a banner on poles; the banner has a red cross in the…

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Wallet-sized identification, off-white card. Embossed in old english font it reads "American Red Cross Nursing Service / [hand written in black ink] Matilda Margaret Manix / Graduate of [handwritten in black ink] St. Johns Hosp. Tr. Sch. Helena, Mont…
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