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Name World War I

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00022

US Army Overcoat, WW I, army cavalry. flap on back, black insignia on arm Green wool coat, double breasted, plastic buttons, black braid on cuffs signifies rank of Colonel. Small label sewn into collar, "Dr. J.W. Osborn". 51" long.

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00230.006

Heel ring. One piece of gauze tightly wrapped in shape of doughnut. End sewn into wrap. 2" x 4.5" dia. Handwritten card "Heel Ring, 5 in package" Heel rings used to prop heel of patient to prevent bed sores and blisterings. ...the work of Miss Thora M. Brookings of Woodward, Iowa done during World War I and part of her course in instruction in Red Cross surgical dressings. Cost of materials about $4.00 (for entire collection) @1917-1918. Documents the home front war special services and war relief activities.

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00230.012

one folded sheet of muslin, 6" x 9" folded. Handwritten card "Abdominal Bandage of Muslin 7x9, 5 in package" ...the work of Miss Thora M. Brookings of Woodward, Iowa done during World War I and part of her course in instruction in Red Cross surgical dressings. Cost of materials about $4.00 (for entire collection) @1917-1918. Documents the home front war special services and war relief activities.

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00230.016

Bandage, One piece gauze, folded together. 4.5" x 4.5" folded. Handwritten card "Gauze Compress 8x4, 25 in package" ...the work of Miss Thora M. Brookings of Woodward, Iowa done during World War I and part of her course in instruction in Red Cross surgical dressings. Cost of materials about $4.00 (for entire collection) @1917-1918. Documents the home front war special services and war relief activities.

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00493

A. FLAG: U. S. national flag flown on the U.S.S. Iowa in the Spanish-American War. 1 layer. Machine sewn with limited hand stitching. Governmental issue. Oversized collection. Object No: 493, tagged only HISTORY: The Battleship IOWA II from which the flag was flown took an active part in the Spanish-American war in the waters of the West Indies. The U.S.S. Iowa had an active role of service twenty years before th Spanish-American War. During the Span-Am War, Iowa participated at the Battle of Santiago Bay. In World War I, Iowa served in a slightly less central role of coastal duty and never crossed the Atlantic during the conflict. After World War I, the U.S.S. Iowa remained in ac

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00697

Medal, Serbian, Medal for Liberation and Unification Front: Face of Peter the 1st, surrounded by Cyrillic, translation "Peter 1st King of Serbia" with years 1914 top and 1918 bottom. Back: Royal Serbian crowned double headed eagle, Years 1915, 1916, 1917. Ribbon: Folded in triangle shape with three colors white, blue and red. Presented May 2, 1947 by Major J.M. Mcgough, 3424 Cottage Grove, Des Moines WW II Criteria for reception: Awarded to Serbian, Montenegrin or Allied military personal who contributed to the liberation of Serbia during World War I/WW I. Reference: Australian War Memorial Web Site: https://www.awm.gov.au/collection/RELAWM14795/?image=1

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00826

Bronze medallion. Obverse: inscribed Belgian Orphan Fund 1914, 1918". Reverse: inscribed "Ferme Ecole de Bierbase". Date of acquisition unknown possibly 1921 Given to Emilie Blackmore Stapp for her work with the Go Hawks Happy Tribe The Go Hawk Happy Tribe members assisted with fundraising and relief efforts during WW I.

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00827

Silver. Obverse: "Pupilles de la Nation". Reverse: Inscribed "Temoignage de Profonde, Reconnaissance de la France a Miss Emily Stapp". Date of acquisition unknown, possibly 1921 Given to Emilie Blackmore Stapp for her work with the Go Hawks Happy Tribe. The Go Hawk Happy Tribe members assisted with fundraising and relief efforts during WW I.

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Overcoat, WW I, Corporal chevrons Green wool overcoat, double breasted, Corporal chevrons on right shoulder, 40th Division patch (blue with yellow sun) on left shoulder. Fred Julius Schmidt, Garnavillo, Clayton County (1895-1958). Following the war he became an industrial arts educator, at the time of his death he was head of the industrial arts department at Ball State Teachers College (Ball State University) in Muncie, Indiana. His father was a carpenter in Garnavillo, he worked as a farm hand at the time of his World War I selective service registration on June 5, 1917. Schmidt's father was born in Germany and his mother was born in Ohio though her parents were German-born.

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Book, the World War Battlefields of Belgium and France. Green cover with red writing. "This booklet is issued by the Great Eastern Railway Company of England for the information of visitors to the Eastern Front, travelling by the Harwich Route to the Continent, combined with a visit to the interesting district of East Anglia." 4.75" x 7.25" Fred Julius Schmidt, Garnavillo, Clayton County (1895-1958). Following the war he became an industrial arts educator, at the time of his death he was head of the industrial arts department at Ball State Teachers College (Ball State University) in Muncie, Indiana. His father was a carpenter in Garnavillo, he worked as a farm hand at the time of his

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Tunic, WW I, Corporal chevrons on right shoulder, red discharge chevron on left arm. U.S. insignia and crossed cannons (Artillery) on collar. Blue patch with gold sunburst on left shoulder for the 40th Army Division. Mid-weight jacket. 29.5" x 23" Fred Julius Schmidt, Garnavillo, Clayton County (1895-1958). Following the war he became an industrial arts educator, at the time of his death he was head of the industrial arts department at Ball State Teachers College (Ball State University) in Muncie, Indiana. His father was a carpenter in Garnavillo, he worked as a farm hand at the time of his World War I selective service registration on June 5, 1917. Schmidt's father was born in Germa

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Shirt, WW I, olive drab, tag for Associated Military Stores, Chicago. Collar insignia is brass US with Iowa superimposed in black. 36" long.

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Book, Facts About France by E. Saillens. Red cover with text and images of well known French men. Belonged to Fred Schmidt a member of the American Expeditionary Force in France. Postcard from the War Department used as a bookmark. 6.25" x 4.25"

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Tunic, WW I, Army Corporal chevron on right sleeve. Green wool jacket. 30" x 22" Fred Julius Schmidt, Garnavillo, Clayton County (1895-1958). Following the war he became an industrial arts educator, at the time of his death he was head of the industrial arts department at Ball State Teachers College (Ball State University) in Muncie, Indiana. His father was a carpenter in Garnavillo, he worked as a farm hand at the time of his World War I selective service registration on June 5, 1917. Schmidt's father was born in Germany and his mother was born in Ohio though her parents were German-born.

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Tunic, WW I uniform jacket, Army, summer issue, light weight tan khaki. No insignia. Fred Schmitd, Jr. inked inside jacket. 29" x 20" Fred Julius Schmidt, Garnavillo, Clayton County (1895-1958). Following the war he became an industrial arts educator, at the time of his death he was head of the industrial arts department at Ball State Teachers College (Ball State University) in Muncie, Indiana. His father was a carpenter in Garnavillo, he worked as a farm hand at the time of his World War I selective service registration on June 5, 1917. Schmidt's father was born in Germany and his mother was born in Ohio though her parents were German-born.

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Book, France Our Ally, A brief account of France, is people, and their part in the war, with special information for the American soldier, by B. Van Vorst. Published for the National War Work Council of Young Men's Christian Associations (YMCA), 1918. 4" x 6" Fred Julius Schmidt, Garnavillo, Clayton County (1895-1958). Following the war he became an industrial arts educator, at the time of his death he was head of the industrial arts department at Ball State Teachers College (Ball State University) in Muncie, Indiana. His father was a carpenter in Garnavillo, he worked as a farm hand at the time of his World War I selective service registration on June 5, 1917. Schmidt's father was bor

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Pants with belt, WW I, Army winter issue. 30" waist, 36.5" long. Fred Julius Schmidt, Garnavillo, Clayton County (1895-1958). Following the war he became an industrial arts educator, at the time of his death he was head of the industrial arts department at Ball State Teachers College (Ball State University) in Muncie, Indiana. His father was a carpenter in Garnavillo, he worked as a farm hand at the time of his World War I selective service registration on June 5, 1917. Schmidt's father was born in Germany and his mother was born in Ohio though her parents were German-born.

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Promotional Pennant, Red Cross, paper. Red cross on white background with double blue border and four smaller crosses pasted in each quadrant. "100% Universal" across the bottom. Promotional service flag for Red Cross members. The four smaller crosses represent the number of dues paying members living at the residence. 13.75" x 7.5" Possibly from Garnavillo, Clayton County. Associated with Fred Julius Schmidt, Garnavillo, Clayton County (1895-1958). Following the war he became an industrial arts educator, at the time of his death he was head of the industrial arts department at Ball State Teachers College (Ball State University) in Muncie, Indiana.

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Map, France, WW I, folded. Colored map of France. Includes insets of Paris and French colonies.

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Book, Popular History of the War 1914-1918, by B. van Vorst, Librairie Larousse, Paris. Red cover with image of Statue of Liberty with red and blue text. Notes, cards, and map inserted between pages. 6.25" x 4" Fred Julius Schmidt, Garnavillo, Clayton County (1895-1958). Following the war he became an industrial arts educator, at the time of his death he was head of the industrial arts department at Ball State Teachers College (Ball State University) in Muncie, Indiana. His father was a carpenter in Garnavillo, he worked as a farm hand at the time of his World War I selective service registration on June 5, 1917. Schmidt's father was born in Germany and his mother was born in Ohio th