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Catalog Number 00230.018
Object Name Bandage
Description Gauze over some filling with a newspaper backing. Some stains at front. Gauze sewn to newspaper. 11" x 16.75". Handwritten card "Small Newspaper Backed Irrigation Pad 12x18, 10 n 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.
Received Date 03/01/1942
Collection WW I