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Belgian War Babies Corsage


Title Belgian War Babies Corsage
Description Fabric Forget-Me-Not corsages were given to those who contributed to the relief efforts in Belgium. The German advance through Belgium in 1914 resulted in a tremendous humanitarian crisis. Thousands of Americans contributed to the Belgian Relief Fund, often in response to propaganda stories of German atrocities, including the murder of babies.
Site Accession Number 1974 013 0005
Contributing Institution Missouri History Museum
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