U.S. Army First Aid Packet

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Description
U.S. Army First Aid Packet for use during World War I. Brown olive drab painted metal case with "FIRST AID PACKET - U.S. ARMY / CONTRACT NOV. 2 - 1916 / BAUER & BLACK / CHICAGO, U.S.A. / TO OPEN PULL RING / PATENT APPLIED FOR" stamped on top. Ring pull tab on bottom to open packet.
date made
1916
associated date
1917 - 1918
maker
Bauer & Black
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4 in x 2 1/4 in x 1 in; 10.16 cm x 5.715 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
AF.76297M
catalog number
76297M
accession number
301948
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. DeLoss K. Martin
related event
World War I
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
Military
Health & Medicine
Modern Medicine and the Great War
Exhibition
History Highlights: Modern Medicine and the Great War
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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