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Collection Tier:
Tier 2

Clothing and Accessories
Women's Clothing
World War II
Uniforms ➔ Uniform Cap

Identifier:
194575
Description:
This American Red Cross cap was worn during World War II by Beatrice Irene Stroup who served in Battle Creek, Michigan. 

This cap is made of gray wool and features a red cross pin on the visor. It accompanies American Red Cross uniform number 194574. 
Date:
1939 – 1945
Materials:
Wool
Dimensions:
3"" h 8"" w 10"" d
Current Location Status:
Conservation
Source:
Gift Of Beatrice Irene Stroup
Rights:

Makers/Donors
Beatrice Irene Stroup
Beatrice Irene Stroup was a member of the American Red Cross and served in Battle Creek, Michigan during World War II. 

Beatrice Irene Stroup
Beatrice Irene Stroup was a member of the American Red Cross and served in Battle Creek, Michigan during World War II. 

American Red Cross
The American Red Cross, also known as the American National Red Cross, was founded in 1881 by Clara Barton. It is an organization that provides emergency assistance, disaster relief, and education in the United States. In 1910 the Red Cross Nursing Service was founded by Jane Delano. The organization provided emergency and non-emergency services to the United States military. Currently, there are over 650 chapters and 36 blood service regions. 
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Grand Rapids
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