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unkown [Navy pin with three ribbons]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09555.19 Author/Creator: unkown Place Written: s.l. Type: Object Date: circa 1926 to 1933 Pagination: 1 pin ; 1.1 x 10.6 cm.

Summary of Content: Navy pin with China Service, Yangtze Service, and Nicaraguan Campaign Service ribbons. These ribbons, while part of the collection, date prior to Thomas Barwiss Hagstoz Askin, Jr.'s military service and could possibly be from an uncle or father.

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Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: Military ServiceMilitary UniformsNavy

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