U.S. Army First Aid Packet


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: 1916Associated Date: 1917 - 1918

Maker: Bauer & Black

Place Made: United States: Illinois, Chicago

Related Event: World War I


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Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. DeLoss K. Martin

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.76297MCatalog Number: 76297MAccession Number: 301948

Object Name: first aid packetOther Terms: first aid packet; first aid; medical equipment; Army

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

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-a018-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_446768

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