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Veterans of Foreign Wars - Booster's Club : Squirrel Club

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Title: Veterans of Foreign Wars - Booster's Club : Squirrel Club


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

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Extent: 1 image

Publisher: University of Vermont, Bailey/Howe Library, Special Collections


1947 or 1948 photo of members of the VFW Squirrel Club, assembled on and around a flat-bed truck, either before or after a parade in Burlington. Location is outside of the First Unitarian Universalist Society church at 152 Pearl Street (head of Church Street Marketplace), Burlington, Vt. They are part of the Military Order of the Cootie (MOC), an organization within VFW that seeks to have fun while also visiting the sick and disabled in veterans hospitals and elsewhere. The MOC motto is displayed on the side of the truck: "Keep 'Em Smiling in Beds of White."

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



Type of Resource: still image

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Veterans of Foreign Wars - Booster's Club : Squirrel Club, Special Collections, University of Vermont Library, (accessed January 23, 2018)

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