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Object Name Uniform, Military
Catalog Number 1987.051.120
Description WWI uniform trousers, olive drab cotton, jodhpur style, 2 front pockets that button closed (right pocket has a smaller pocket inside), 2 back pockets with flaps that button closed, fly buttons closed with 5 buttons, trousers button closed along the outside of each calf with 8 small buttons, patch of same olive drab cotton fabric covers part of the thigh and the kneecap, trousers have straps on the sides of the waist to adjust the size, the inside of the waistband has a hidden pocket, and the inside waistband has the word "Hale" and the number "1578" written in ink.
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.
Date c. 1918
Event World War I
People Hale, Quincy
Search Terms World War I
Military
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