Missouri Over There

Camp Funston Son In Service Pillow Sham


Title Camp Funston Son In Service Pillow Sham
Description Sailor Frank Clinton Mitchell’s service pillow sham. The sham is embroidered “In Service USA/ Camp Funston,” and includes the American flag and “Son in the Service” flag. The blue star on the white background of the service flag indicates the bearer had a son serving in the United States military. Many army recruits from Missouri were sent to Camp Funston for training, including the 89th Division.
Site Accession Number 2005 079 0004
Contributing Institution Missouri History Museum
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