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The Gold Star Mother pilgrimages of the 1930s : overseas grave visitations by mothers and widows of fallen U.S. World War I soldiers / John W. Graham.

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Coldwater Branch 940.6 GRA (Text) 35401424473386 Non-Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 078642138X (softcover : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: viii, 229 p.
  • Publisher: Jefferson, N.. : McFarland & Co., 2005.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: What were the Gold Star pilgrimages -- The Great War -- Pilgrimage legislation: a decade in the making -- Do-it-yourself pilgrimages -- The Quartermaster Corps in peace and war -- Black stars and gold -- Pilgrim profile: Louise and Grace Ziegler -- Party A -- The pilgrimage experience.
Summary, etc.: "During the first World War, a flag with a gold star identified families who had lost soldiers. Grieving women were "Gold Star" mothers and widows. This work covers the Gold Star pilgrimages from their launch to the present day, beginning with an introduction to the war and wartime burial"--Provided by publisher.
Subject: World War, 1914-1918 Women United States
World War, 1914-1918 Psychological aspects
Mothers of war casualties Travel France
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