One piece, gauze over cotton, folded, stained in places. Rectangular 2" thick.
8.5" x 12"
Handwritten card "Absorbent Pad 8x12, 10 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.
|Source||Brookings, Miss Thora M.|