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Catalog Number 00.17.5
Object Name Red Cross Lapel Pin
Description American Red Cross bronze pin is circular. Outer border of pin is a gilt wreath design . Pin has a white enamel center with a dark red cross in it. Blue enamel inner border reads, / American National Red Cross Nurse /, in gold lettering. Verso has a bar pin and catch. Number, / 2321 / stamped on back of pin. B.B. + B./ Phila ./ Bronze /also stamped on pin.
Date 1917
People Smith, Molly B.
Morse, Mae
Parsons, Mildred
Subjects American Red Cross
Foreign Service
Lapel Pin
Women's Overseas Service League
Tucson, AZ
Search Terms Molly B. Smith, American Red Cross, World War I, Women's Overseas Service League
Provenance Belonged to Molly B. Smith, American Red Cross nurse in WWI. Given to Mae Morse and by her to Mildred Parsons for the Women's Overseas Service League, Tucson Unit, in May 1956.