Keywords: Red Cross
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Title: Red Cross button - 1918
Contributed by: Abel J. Morneault Memorial Library
Media: tin and plastic
Contributed by: Princeton Public Library
When America entered the Great War in 1917, the government sent out pleas for help from American women, many of whom responded at the battle front and on the home front.
Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.