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The inspiration for this post came from my trip the grocery store this past weekend. At the entrance to the store sat a WWII veteran and his wife both dressed completely in red white & blue. They were selling crepe-paper poppies for donations on behalf of

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Photo by Zim Zim’s Note: The inspiration for this post came from my trip the grocery store this past weekend. At the entrance to the store sat a WWII veteran and his wife, both dressed completely in red, white & blue. They were selling crepe-paper poppies for donations on behalf of the local American Legion. After donating and receiving a poppy, we chatted with them for a moment and I wondered what the meaning was behind the poppy. After a little research, here is the poppy story. “In…

The last Sunday in September is designated as Gold Star Mothers Day: “On this day, we remember our commitment to the Gold Star mothers and families who.

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The last Sunday in September is designated as Gold Star Mothers Day: “On this day, we remember our commitment to the Gold Star mothers and families who...

Daughters of the American Revolution honor American Legion Auxiliary at George Washington’s tomb, Mt. Kate Waller Barrett leads pilgrimage of two great women patriotic societies to. American Legion Auxiliary, American Legions, Anthony Wayne, American Revolutionary War, Great Women, George Washington, Pilgrimage, American History, Ohio

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Daughters of the American Revolution honor ALA at George Washington’s tomb, Mt. Vernon. Dr. Kate Waller Barrett leads pilgrimage of two great women patriotic societies to national shrine. In photograph, L to R, 1. Mrs. Anthony Wayne Cook, D.A.R.; 2. Mrs. George Minor, retiring president-general; 3. Dr. Kate Waller Barrett, national president, ALA and state agent, D.A.R., Virginia; 4. Mrs. Lowell F. Hobart, past national president, American Legion Auxiliary and state regent, D.A.R., Ohio.

The 1923 American Legion Auxiliary Drill Corps.

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The 1923 American Legion Auxiliary Drill Corps.

Identical twins carry the colors of Broad Ripple Unit No. They are Helen and Helena Armantrout, daughters of Mrs. Lena Armantrout, also a member of the Unit. The only way.

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Identical twins carry the colors of Broad Ripple Unit No. 312, Indianapolis, Indiana. They are Helen and Helena Armantrout, daughters of Mrs. Lena Armantrout, also a member of the Unit. The only way to tell them apart says Mrs. Wilbert Smith, Unit President, is to call “Helen” and when she answers you know the other one is Helena, or vice versa. Helen and Helena were charter members of the Broad Ripple Juniors and held offices in the Junior group before advancing to senior membership.

 Oliphant, President Women's Auxiliary of American Legion, at Mount Alto.

C Is for Convalesce: 1925

May 10, 1925. "Mrs. J.D. Oliphant, President Women's Auxiliary of American Legion, at Mount Alto." National Photo Company glass negative.

Save the date: National Poppy Day is the Friday before Memorial Day

Poppy - American Legion Auxiliary

American Legion Auxiliary Poppy Story

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American Legion Auxiliary History

History - American Legion Auxiliary

American Legion Auxiliary History