Hospital Work is War Work

Description (Brief)
Triangular pin for insertion into a button hole. The red and white pin with an image of Caduceus reads: "Hospital Worker // A.H.A. // Hospital Work is War Work." A.H.A. likely stands for the American Hospital Association.
Currently not on view
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Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
overall: .5 cm x 2.5 cm x 2.5 cm; 3/16 in x in x in
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Clothing & Accessories
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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