MG 067 - American Gold Star Mothers

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Scope and Content

Correspondence, gift cards and cards of congratulations

Program for convention held in Philadelphia, 1949

Poem written by Bessie Jeffries Grau in tribute

A scrapbook of events concerning the organization in 1952-53, including newspaper clippings

A telegram from the government to mother in Harrisburg

History of the Gold Star Mothers

Minutes of the meetings held in Johnstown and Philadelphia, 1953

Rules of the Dept. of Pennsylvania Gold Star Mothers, 1962 and 1965

Various programs for dinners and other events

Photograph of Governor Scranton and three mothers

Photograph of unidentified soldier

A large album of photographs of the Gold Star Mothers with photos of Gov. George Leader, Gov. John Fine, Gov. Lawrence, & Gen. Eisenhower

A scrapbook of newspaper clippings, convention programs, cards, and other memorabilia which appears to have been kept by Helen Holder and includes activities of the American Women's Volunteer Services as well as the American Gold Star Mothers organization.

Date(s): 1940-1968

Extent: 2 boxes, 4 folders, 21 enclosures