World War I

Army Staff Accommodation Pin, c.1920

A circular gold metal pin with black, green, blue, white and red enamel. In the center is a black enameled star with the United States seal in gold, blue, white and red. Surrounding the star are green enameled leaves. This object belonged to Charles M. Steese, ex-class of 1907.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2002.4_2

Location: Shelf 32 Box 1

Subject: Military, Pin, World War I

Format: Pins/Buttons

Croix Noir Award, c.1920

A silver tarnished star shaped medallion with white, blue, and green enamel attached to a faded blue ribbon. Awarded to Charles M. Steese (class of 1907 for his service in the aftermath of World War I.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2002.4_3

Location: Shelf 32

Subject: Award Medals, Military, World War I

Format: Currency/Medallions

Identification bracelet, c.1917

Silver chain bracelet with name and rank of Donald Beitzel Filler as a First Lieutenant in the U.S. Army during World War I.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00176

Location: Shelf 26 (housed with AC 00161 - AC 00180)

Subject: World War I, Military, Bracelet, Dog Tags

Format: Jewelry

Lose Military Ribbons, c.1920

Six lose military ribbons of various colors and sizes. These objects belonged to Charles M. Steese, ex-class of 1907. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2002.4_5

Location: Shelf 32 Box 1

Subject: Military, Ribbons, World War I

Format: Miscellaneous

Military Ribbon Bars, c.1920

Twelve military ribbon bars of various color and sizes. Many of the bars have either star or circular buttons attached to them. These objects belonged to Charles M. Steese, ex-class of 1907.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2002.4_4

Location: Shelf 32 Box 1

Subject: Military, Ribbons, World War I

Format: Miscellaneous

Purple Heart Medal, c.1920

A gold metal and purple enamel heart shaped medallion attached to a purple and white striped ribbon. In the center features the obverse profile of President George Washington. Charles M. Steese, a member of the Class of 1907, received this award during World War I. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2002.4_1

Location: Shelf 32

Subject: Award Medals, Military, World War I

Format: Currency/Medallions

World War I Victory Medal, 1919

A gold medal attached to a rainbow colored ribbon pin. On the front is the image of an angel holding a sword and a shield. On the reverse side is the image of the United States crest with an eagle. The engraved text around it reads "THE GREAT WAR FOR CIVILIZATION FRANCE ITALY SERBIA JAPAN MONTENEGRO RUSSIA GREECE GREAT BRITAIN BELGIUM BRAZIL PORTUGAL ROMANIA CHINA" and six stars aligned on the bottom edge of the medal. This object belonged to Albert Louther Demaree, class of 1923.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2010.4_1

Location: Shelf 34 Box 1

Subject: Award Medals, Military, World War I

Format: Currency/Medallions

WWI Allied Service Medal and Certificate, 1919

A medal from World War I with a rainbow-colored ribbon attached. The medal is attached to a certificate, written in French, that recognized military service. The filled in line reads "John Zug Steese Captain, Chemical Warfare Service." John Zug Steese is a member of the Class of 1904.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2002.4_6

Location: OC 2002.4 - Box 1, Folder 1

Subject: World War I, Military, Award Medals

Format: Currency/Medallions

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