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Badge, Cap, Welfare Worker, American Red Cross

Materials:
Overall: Gold Wire
Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 6 x 5cm (2 3/8 x 1 15/16 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Insignia
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Found in Collection. Donor Unknown at this Time. Found on NASM Premises.
Inventory Number:
A19951347000
Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
Physical Description:
American Red Cross Welfare Worker's cap badge; gold wire shield with embroidered red cross surrounded by a blue embroidered ring; gold letter text "AMERICAN RED CROSS" on blue ring; gold wire eagle surmounts shield.
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"The object of government is the welfare of the people. The material progress and prosperity of a nation are desirable chiefly so far as they lead to the moral and material welfare of all good citizens."--Theodore Roosevelt, the New Nationalism, 1910. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.

Artist:
Joseph Hirsch, born Philadelphia, PA 1910-died New York City 1981
Sitter:
Theodore Roosevelt
Medium:
gouache on paperboard
Dimensions:
sheet: 12 1/4 x 9 1/2 in. (31.1 x 24.2 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1954
Topic:
Occupation\political\president
Dress\accessory\eye wear
Portrait male
Figure male\fragment\face
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America
Object number:
1984.124.117
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
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