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Object Name Uniform, Military
Catalog Number 1987.051.022
Description WWI uniform jacket, olive drab cotton, 4 pockets with buttons that display the U.S. seal. 5 center buttons also with the U.S. seal, and one button on the right side of the collar with the word "US" stamped on it. Jacket has shoulder flaps with buttons that have the U.S. seal. Inside collar has the word "Hale" written in ink, as well as a tag that reads "By the House of Kuppenheimer".
Collection LCHS Military Collection
Provenance Quincy H. Hale was a well-known La Crosse lawyer. He trained in the Army Air Service in Austin, Texas in 1918.
LPL Archives has a photograph of Hale in this uniform.
Date c. 1918
People Hale, Quincy
Search Terms World War I
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