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(Red Cross) Is You & I With Every (Heart) And (Dollar) Pin
- Manee Company
- Description (Brief)
- Pin shaped like a flag. The flag is brown with white print and red symbols. Symbols and text read “(Red Cross) Is You & I With Every (Heart) And (Dollar).”
- The American Red Cross was one of the major organizations that conducted relief work during World War I.
- Much like the use of military insignia to identify its wearer (by association with an organization) and his/her achievements, these pins and buttons were meant to be worn by Americans on the home front during World War I to show their membership in an organization and/or their contribution to a particular war effort, such as the United War Work Campaign. The pins and buttons displayed the wearer’s patriotism and generosity and undoubtedly also served to prompt others to become similarly involved in the various war efforts.
- Currently not on view
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- Physical Description
- cellulose nitrate (overall material)
- overall: 3.5 cm x 6 cm; 1 3/8 in x 2 3/8 in
- overall: 2 1/2 in x 1 1/4 in x 1/8 in; 6.35 cm x 3.175 cm x .3175 cm
- place made
- United States: Massachusetts, Malden
- National Museum of American History
- Fourth of July
- related event
- World War I
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