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World War I Nursing Insignia

American Red Cross
Format
Online; Physical Object
Type
Cloth; Metal
Summary
Items include: Red Cross Volunteer name plate, Mrs. C.C. Akers; Pin, Red Cross Home Nursing; Bar, Red Cross; Button, British (?) Crown; Button, U.S. Eagle; Pin, Army Nurses Corps (Caduceus); Pin, Red Cross 50 Years; Pin, Red Cross 45 Years; Pin, Crux S.P. Benedicti; Pin, Red Cross Instructor Home Nursing; Buttons, unknown pair; Red service stripes, belonging to Ella Thomas Whitten; Cross medal with ribbon, Fortes Creantur Fortibus (1917-1918, 1861-1865); Patch, American Red Cross Volunteer; Lapel insignia, U.S.; Patch, American Red Cross Nurse; Button, Flaming cannonball (?) design.
Date Created
1917; circa 1917
Description
21.5 x 33.3 x 2 cm
Collection
University of Virginia Medical Artifacts Collection
Location
Historical Collections & Services, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Retrieval ID
artifacts00800
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