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.

Date Made: 1915-1920

Maker: Whitehead & Hoag Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New Jersey, NewarkReferenced: United States: Illinois, Chicago

Subject: World War IRelated Event: World War I


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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2006.0098.0130Accession Number: 2006.0098Catalog Number: 2006.0098.0130

Object Name: pinCelluloid Pin

Physical Description: cellulose nitrate (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1.5 cm x 3.2 cm; 9/16 in x 1 1/4 inoverall: 2 3/16 in x 11/16 in x 1/8 in; 5.55625 cm x 1.74625 cm x .3175 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-f520-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1317127

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