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Burlington: "Cooties" Club

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Title: Burlington: "Cooties" Club


  • McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

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1945 Winter Members of the Cooties Club gather for a group photo. The Military Order of the Cootie cap is worn with points going ear to ear, the green tassels indicate a full cootie (1st Degree). Different color tassel and knot combination indicate officers through the national level. The tassel-less cap may be an unused cap or one belonging to a "nit" or "grayback" (3rd and 2nd Degree). Photo #1.

Genre(s): photographs, black-and-white photographs




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2008-09-24, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: still image

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Burlington: "Cooties" Club, Louis L. McAllister Photographs, Box B02, Folder 23, Item 15, (accessed January 23, 2018)

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