American Legion Cap, York, Pennsylvania, Post 127


Navy blue felt cap with gold braid trim made by E. Rosenstein Sons, Rochester, New York. Cap has a navy patch with yellow writing with post information: YORK POST / 127 PENNSYLVANIA. Cap belonged to Maurice C. Wentz, M.D., who served as a radiologist (roentgenologist) in WWI and later practiced as an Eye, Ear, Nose & Throat specialist in York, Pennsylvania.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Used: United States: Pennsylvania, YorkPlace Made: United States: New York, Rochester

Related Event: World War I


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Credit Line: Gift of Ann Webster

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2016.0139.03Accession Number: 2016.0139Catalog Number: 2016.0139.03

Object Name: cap, American Legion

Physical Description: felt (overall material)Measurements: overall; flat: 5 in x 11 in x 1/2 in; 12.7 cm x 27.94 cm x 1.27 cm


Record Id: nmah_1808146

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