Fatherless Children of France

Description (Brief)
Pin for the Fatherless Children of France Society. The group was established to unite French orphans with American "godparents" through charitable giving. On the front is an image of a woman standing behind two children, against a green background. Green print on reverse reads, "10 cents a day // $3.00 a month // $36.50 a year saves a child for France." Mrs. Walter S. Brewster is listed as the chairman.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
pin
date made
1915-1920
maker
Whitehead & Hoag Company
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1.5 cm x 3.2 cm; 9/16 in x 1 1/4 in
place made
United States: New Jersey, Newark
referenced
United States: Illinois, Chicago
ID Number
2006.0098.0130
accession number
2006.0098
catalog number
2006.0098.0130
subject
Celluloid
Clothing & Accessories
World War I
event
World War I
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Celluloid
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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