Items on exhibit at NHS

Items of the week: World War I artifacts

Front cover of Leslie’s Illustrated Weekly Newspaper, with the headline “For God’s Sake, Hurry Up!” May 11, 1918. Northfield Historical Society collection. See it on the Collaborative.

Poster, “Come On! Buy more Liberty Bonds,” 1918. Northfield Historical Society collection. See it on the Collaborative.

Military service banner for World War I. Stars represent family members in military service: Oscar and Walter Gustafson, who were both drafted and served in France. Northfield Historical Society collection. See it on the Collaborative.

“V for Victory Liberty Loan” window decal. Displayed in the home of a subscriber to the liberty loan program during World War I. Northfield Historical Society collection. See it on the Collaborative.

“Liberty Loan Committee” ribbon used during World War I. Northfield Historical Society collection. See it on the Collaborative.

Come to the Northfield Historical Society to see some of these World War I items in our latest exhibit – open until January 2018!

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