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Love birds and hearts pin

Love birds and hearts pin

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This pin was made in Rohwer Relocation Center in Arkansas. Crafts like this pin served to create or reinforce connections and relationships between people imprisoned at the camps. On the back of this pin, featuring two lovebirds perched on a heart, are the initials "HGK/45". Perhaps in 1945, someone gave this pin to their sweetheart as a token of love and affection.
Object Name
date made
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
glue (overall material)
safety pin (overall material)
overall: 1 3/4 in x 1 15/16 in; 4.445 cm x 4.92125 cm
ID Number
catalog number
nonaccession number
Credit Line
Gift of Mabel Rose Vogel
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, General
Cultures & Communities
Japanese American Internment Era
Price of Freedom
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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