1945

In 1945, Rose Koss Croston owned this handkerchief. She had three sons (James, Roy, and Elsworth) who served in the military during World War II. To peruse more World War II objects, visit our museum and our online collection!

Handkerchief

Light green handkerchief, embroidered “Mother USA” with an eagle holding an olive branch and arrows. This handkerchief probably belonged to the donor’s grandmother, Rose Coss Croston, who had three sons (James, Roy, and Elsworth) who served in the military during World War II. [Digital image courtesy of AAM Reinforcement Crew, 2014. IHM 092.002.001]