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those pillow stuffers are nice. you can be a collector of just those. there are loads and loads of different ones.

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Various pillow shams, handkerchiefs and other related souvenirs that I have picked up over the years. Sorry about the quality of some of the pictures. If anyone is interested in seeing more pics I will glady email them to you.

First up two of my favourite pillow shams in the collecting:

Civilian Conservation Corps. to Mother

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Civilian Conservation Corps. to Mother

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"In the first place we should insist that if the immigrant who comes here in good faith becomes an American and assimilates himself to us, he shall be treated on an exact equality with everyone else, for it is an outrage to discriminate against any such man because of creed, or birthplace, or origin. But this is predicated upon the person's becoming in every facet an American, and nothing but an American . . . There can be no divided allegiance here. Any man who says he is an American, but something else also, isn't an American at all. We have no room for but one flag, the American Flag . . . We have room for but one language here, and that is the English language . . . and we have room for but one sole loyalty and that is a loyalty to the American people."

 

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U.S. Marine Corps related:

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Camp Lejeune, NC to Sister

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To sister

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Democracy's Vanguard to Mother

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woman's scarf

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"In the first place we should insist that if the immigrant who comes here in good faith becomes an American and assimilates himself to us, he shall be treated on an exact equality with everyone else, for it is an outrage to discriminate against any such man because of creed, or birthplace, or origin. But this is predicated upon the person's becoming in every facet an American, and nothing but an American . . . There can be no divided allegiance here. Any man who says he is an American, but something else also, isn't an American at all. We have no room for but one flag, the American Flag . . . We have room for but one language here, and that is the English language . . . and we have room for but one sole loyalty and that is a loyalty to the American people."

 

- Theodore Roosevelt, 1919

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U.S. Navy related:

Norfolk, VA to Mother

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Norfolk, VA

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handkerchief

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Naval Training Station Bainbridge MD to Sister

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WWI

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Handkerchief holder

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obverse

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to Mother

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Naval Air Technical Training Center, Mamphis, Tenn.

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"In the first place we should insist that if the immigrant who comes here in good faith becomes an American and assimilates himself to us, he shall be treated on an exact equality with everyone else, for it is an outrage to discriminate against any such man because of creed, or birthplace, or origin. But this is predicated upon the person's becoming in every facet an American, and nothing but an American . . . There can be no divided allegiance here. Any man who says he is an American, but something else also, isn't an American at all. We have no room for but one flag, the American Flag . . . We have room for but one language here, and that is the English language . . . and we have room for but one sole loyalty and that is a loyalty to the American people."

 

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to My Dear Wife

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handkerchief

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"In the first place we should insist that if the immigrant who comes here in good faith becomes an American and assimilates himself to us, he shall be treated on an exact equality with everyone else, for it is an outrage to discriminate against any such man because of creed, or birthplace, or origin. But this is predicated upon the person's becoming in every facet an American, and nothing but an American . . . There can be no divided allegiance here. Any man who says he is an American, but something else also, isn't an American at all. We have no room for but one flag, the American Flag . . . We have room for but one language here, and that is the English language . . . and we have room for but one sole loyalty and that is a loyalty to the American people."

 

- Theodore Roosevelt, 1919

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U.S. Coast Guard and Merchant Marine

U.S. Coast Guard to Mother

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U.S. Merchant Marine to Wife

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U.S. Merchant Marine to Mother

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"In the first place we should insist that if the immigrant who comes here in good faith becomes an American and assimilates himself to us, he shall be treated on an exact equality with everyone else, for it is an outrage to discriminate against any such man because of creed, or birthplace, or origin. But this is predicated upon the person's becoming in every facet an American, and nothing but an American . . . There can be no divided allegiance here. Any man who says he is an American, but something else also, isn't an American at all. We have no room for but one flag, the American Flag . . . We have room for but one language here, and that is the English language . . . and we have room for but one sole loyalty and that is a loyalty to the American people."

 

- Theodore Roosevelt, 1919

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U.S. Army related:

Friendship

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Camp Lee, VA

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Fort George G. Meade, MD to Sister

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Camp Polk, LA to Mother and Dad

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Camp Polk, LA pennant

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Camp Pickett, VA

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Shenango Personnel Replacement Depot, Transfer, PA

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"In the first place we should insist that if the immigrant who comes here in good faith becomes an American and assimilates himself to us, he shall be treated on an exact equality with everyone else, for it is an outrage to discriminate against any such man because of creed, or birthplace, or origin. But this is predicated upon the person's becoming in every facet an American, and nothing but an American . . . There can be no divided allegiance here. Any man who says he is an American, but something else also, isn't an American at all. We have no room for but one flag, the American Flag . . . We have room for but one language here, and that is the English language . . . and we have room for but one sole loyalty and that is a loyalty to the American people."

 

- Theodore Roosevelt, 1919

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California - Arizonia Maneuver Area

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to Sister

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Anti-aircraft Replacement Training Center, Fort Eustis, VA

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handkerchief Fort Gordon, GA

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Dugway Proving Ground, Utah

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"In the first place we should insist that if the immigrant who comes here in good faith becomes an American and assimilates himself to us, he shall be treated on an exact equality with everyone else, for it is an outrage to discriminate against any such man because of creed, or birthplace, or origin. But this is predicated upon the person's becoming in every facet an American, and nothing but an American . . . There can be no divided allegiance here. Any man who says he is an American, but something else also, isn't an American at all. We have no room for but one flag, the American Flag . . . We have room for but one language here, and that is the English language . . . and we have room for but one sole loyalty and that is a loyalty to the American people."

 

- Theodore Roosevelt, 1919

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Misc. items

Pusan Korea 1951 woman's scarf

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WWI silk handkerchief

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WWI silk handkerchief

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WWI silk handkerchief Souvenir of France

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WWI handkerchief holder Camp Sevier, SC

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Alaska Highway

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"In the first place we should insist that if the immigrant who comes here in good faith becomes an American and assimilates himself to us, he shall be treated on an exact equality with everyone else, for it is an outrage to discriminate against any such man because of creed, or birthplace, or origin. But this is predicated upon the person's becoming in every facet an American, and nothing but an American . . . There can be no divided allegiance here. Any man who says he is an American, but something else also, isn't an American at all. We have no room for but one flag, the American Flag . . . We have room for but one language here, and that is the English language . . . and we have room for but one sole loyalty and that is a loyalty to the American people."

 

- Theodore Roosevelt, 1919

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U.S. Army Air Corps and U.S. Air Force

Jefferson Barracks, MO

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to Mother

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Buckley Field, Colo.

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"In the first place we should insist that if the immigrant who comes here in good faith becomes an American and assimilates himself to us, he shall be treated on an exact equality with everyone else, for it is an outrage to discriminate against any such man because of creed, or birthplace, or origin. But this is predicated upon the person's becoming in every facet an American, and nothing but an American . . . There can be no divided allegiance here. Any man who says he is an American, but something else also, isn't an American at all. We have no room for but one flag, the American Flag . . . We have room for but one language here, and that is the English language . . . and we have room for but one sole loyalty and that is a loyalty to the American people."

 

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Very nice ,I used to have a bunch of AAF related pillow shams, I even put pillows in them! ( But didn't use them of course)

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A very nice collection of a very overlooked subject area. Well done!

 

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Pte Harold Griffiths, 1805, 1/6th Manchester Regt, KIA June 4th, 1915 in Gallipoli
Cpl Isaac Judges, 40494, 6th East Yorkshire Regt, KIA October 3rd, 1917 in Ypres
May they rest in peace.....

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Various pillow shams, handkerchiefs and other related souvenirs that I have picked up over the years. Sorry about the quality of some of the pictures. If anyone is interested in seeing more pics I will glady email them to you.

 

 

A most impressive collection. I have moved them into an existing thread on sweetheart pillow shams.


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Here is a recent Riker case I put together with hankies my dad brought back.

 

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My collection is strictly what my dad brought back from the ETO.

Sgt. Mahlon E. Sebring, 82nd Airborne, 319th Glider Field Artillery, A Battery - Normandy, Holland, The Bulge, and Germany... finishing with occupation duty in Berlin

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Awesome piilow cases guys! Out of curiosity does nayone have one from Casper Air Base, Casper WY? If they do I would love to see one, I am looking for one and would just like to know that they exist. Thanks guys and awesome pillow cases. thumbsup.gif

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This is a little worn but it is one of my favorites. Because I was stationed at Ft Stewart for a few years and it is cool to find old items that say Camp Stewart.

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In memory of.....
SSG Jarred S Fontenot US Army KIA Baghdad, Iraq 10-18-07 RIP my friend-Charlie Three Three Delta Out


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Here's mine. At least that I've ran across so far. The first is a generic one to a mother. I got this from his son. He was in the Army in the Aleutians.

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That wasn't friendly fire.. If I was being 'friendly', I wouldn't have fired at them!!!

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This one is from Fort Dix, NJ. Still in the PX envelope ready to be filled out and sent home. Note the stamp 'Mother' on the back to mark what the product inside is.

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That wasn't friendly fire.. If I was being 'friendly', I wouldn't have fired at them!!!

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