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Catalog Number 00948.009
Object Name Ribbon, Commemorative
Description ribbon,s five (5) cloht ribbons sewed together. 4 have painted flowers - 1914, 1915, 1916, 1917. one has painted portrait of Georgia McClellen 1919.
Georgeanna Wade McClellan (1841-1927), a native of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Married to John McClellan in about 1862. Lived in Denison, Crawford County beginning about 1866.
Iowa leader of Iowa Women's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) about 1900.

Part of a collection Presented February 23, 1956.
"this cabinet and all contents are gifts from Marie L. Basham, Des Moines, Iowa, National President 1922-1923, Women's Relief Corps, Auxiliary to the Grand Army of the Republic with the thought of perpetuating the memory of the soldiers of the Civil Wa 1861-1865"
Source Basham, Marie
Received Date 02/23/1956
Collection Women's Relief Corps