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Independent Order of Odd Fellows World War I Military Dogtag
1917-1919
Maker not researched
USA
Aluminum
1.375 in. dia.
Gift of Jacques Noel Jacobsen, Jr.
95.061.25

Independent Order of Odd Fellows World War I Military Dogtag; identification disk (holed); stamped "PILGRIM LODGE./ [three links symbol]/ No.75./ I.O.O.F./ [three links symbol].


Some World War I soldiers had unofficial tags made for themselves; this one calls out a fraternal organization as its owner’s contact. For more information, see blog post, March 10, 2015, http://nationalheritagemuseum.typepad.com/library_and_archives/2015/03/new-to-the-collection-ioof-pilgrim-lodge-no-75-butter-dish.html



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