WW1 Shipyard War Workers Badge

Flag_of_the_United_StatesThis is a lapel buttonhole badge dating from WW1. It was called the “Badge of Honor” but in fact was issued to every volunteer worker in the U.S. shipyards after 1917.

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Recruiting advertisement from the Everybody's Magazine of 1918.

Recruiting advertisement from the Everybody’s Magazine of 1918.

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