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American War Mothers Northeast Chapter No. 31 scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: RH WL MS Q1


This scrapbook of the American War Mothers Northeast Chapter No. 31 illustrates the activities and commendations of the organization from 1959-1961 with clippings, programs, photographs, certificates and correspondence. Yearbooks from 1948-1960 are also included.


  • Creation: 1948-1961; bulk 1959-1960


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Administrative History of American War Mothers and Northeast Chapter No. 31

The American War Mothers corporation was organized in 1917 and chartered by an Act of Congress in 1925. The Northeast Chapter No. 31 was organized in 1943. The object of the organization, as stated in Article II of the National Constitution, "shall be to keep alive and develop the spirit that prompted world service; to maintain the ties of fellowship born of that service and to assist and further any patriotic work; to inculcate a sense of individual obligation to the community, State and Nation; to work for the welfare of the Army and the Navy; to assist in any way in its power men and women who served and were wounded or incapacitated in the World War; to foster and promote friendship and understanding between America and the Allies in the World War."


1 oversize box ; 16 x 20 cm

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Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, Laird Wilcox, 1987

Additional Information

For preservation purposes, the leaves of this scrapbook have been disbound. Each leaf is housed in its own folder.

Guide to the American War Mothers Northeast Chapter No. 31 Collection
American War Mothers Northeast Chapter No. 31
Finding aid prepared by mab, 2007. Finding aid encoded by mab, 2007.
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Preferred citation
American War Mothers Northeast Chapter Collection No. 31, Kansas Collection, RH WL MS Q1, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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