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Sweetheart & Mother Pillows, 1917-1945 (Military Souvenir sold at PX) by: Patricia Cummings
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Sweetheart & Mother Pillows, 1917-1945 by: Patricia Cummings
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Author: Patricia Cummings
Binding: Soft Cover
Copyright: 2011
Pages: 128
Size: 8.5 x 11 in.

Product Code: SO-SCH-2011-9780764339172-WH3

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Sweetheart and Mother military pillow covers provide a point of departure for the study of World War I and II and the years of Civilian Conservation Corps camps of the twentieth century. These often charming military collectibles an important glimpse into the past. Through detailed captions and text that accompany 247 images, invaluable information is provided about individual bases and camps and distinguished military leaders, as well as specific historical events. The author also discusses the types of fibers used to create the pillows, the names of their manufacturers, and origins of terms such as "Doughboy." Another fascinating part of some of the pillow covers is their poetry, which is offered in its entirety. This book will be of great interest to textile enthusiasts, collectors of military artifacts, museums, and students and teachers of history. This one-of-a-kind landmark study of these objects of material culture will continue to be a valued resource in years to come.

247 b/w & color images


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