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Catalog Number 1944.001.1
Type of Object Pin
Collection Memorabilia Collection
Description GFWC War Service pin with GFWC emblem

Pin is encased in a white plastic envelope with snap closure, inside reads: The C G Braxmar Co., Inc. / Migs Fraternal Jewelry / 242 W. 55th St. N.Y.C.

In May 1942 the GFWC Board of Directors authorized the Executive Committee to issue a War Service pin which could be purchased by clubs, districts, and states and awarded to individuals for services rendered in the 14-point War Service program. The 14-point War Service Program was designed during the administration of GFWC President Sarah Whitehurst (1941-1944) and consisted of work in the following departments: agriculture, Americanization, aviation, conservation, consumer problems, housing, industry, library, nursing, nutrition, organization, recreation, registration, and U.S. bonds and stamps.
People Whitehurst, Sara Anderson
Source General Federation of Women's Clubs
Search Terms War Service
GFWC International President