Red Cross World War I Kit Bag

WWI kit.JPG

Title

Red Cross World War I Kit Bag

Subject

Military uniforms--American--1910-1920
Morton, Newell Edward, 1894-1979

Description

Canvas kit bag, 16" x 11", used by Edward Newell Morton during his 1917-1918 service as 1st class sergeant in the 79th Aero Squadron. Includes buttons, safety pins, needles and thimble in pockets. Handwritten itinerary of his travels written across inside flaps.

Creator

Red Cross

Date

1917-1918

Contributor

Gift of Frederick H. Morton (1922 - 2004), Phoenix, Ariz.

Source

CHS

Rights

CHS. Fair use.

Relation

CHS-1989-004.1-14

Format

jpeg

Type

Physical object

Identifier

CHS-1989-004.6

Coverage

Conway, Mass.

Identifier

020

Tags

Citation

Red Cross, “Red Cross World War I Kit Bag ,” Conway Historical Society, accessed December 9, 2018, http://conwaymasshistory.org/items/show/421.