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Dog tags and engraved canteens of Benjamin Bulkley Wyrtzen

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Alice Orme Smith, who would later become a successful landscape architect in Fairfield, served as a nurse with the Red Cross at a base hospital in France from 1917-1919. Red Cross nurses provided much of the medical care for American soldiers in…

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Fray received the Croix de Guerre from the French government for his heroic action; he is wearing both these medals in this photograph.

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David H .S. Huntington of Southport enlisted as a Private First Class in December 1917 and served in England and France, returning home in 1919.

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Canvas bag containing thre groups of cord, one dust mask, two sewing kits with needles & buttons, and one thigh (?) belt. Item has initials "E.W." on side.  *Bag may contain other individually accessioned items

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Defeat the Kaiser and his U-boats”, “Eat less Wheat’
Poster showing a dark figure [Kaiser?] and a U-boat, with a burning vessel sinking in the distance.

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Poster showing a large eagle flying above ships setting sail for a distant shore in flames.

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“Nothing stops these men, let nothing stop you”
Poster showing soldiers wielding bayonets, with American flag and flame-lit sky above.

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Poster showing a man in hat and overalls reaching into his pocket; he wears buttons from previous Liberty Loan campaigns.
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