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Draft Exemption Pin


Title Draft Exemption Pin
Description Able-bodied men not in uniform were often considered slackers or draft-dodgers and sometimes faced harassment in their hometowns. Men exempted from the draft wore this exemption pins to publically display their legal exemption from military service.
Site Accession Number 1992 113 0022
Contributing Institution Missouri History Museum
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