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Catalog Number 13274-19
Title Ribbon, Commemorative; 1914 German convention
Object Name Ribbon, Commemorative
Description A very discolored, white ribbon from the 1914 convention of the German-American Alliance in Nebraska. Everything is printed in black print and in German. On the top is "Gerretet um zu retten" with the seal of the alliance printed below. The seal displays a globe with a white cross over it.

Below the ribbon continues, "Dreiundzwanzigfte Jahrige", "Konvention der Frauen Auswartigen Millions Dereine, Lincoln diftrift." "26 bis Mai, 1914 in Lincoln, Nebraska."
Date 1914
Material Cloth
Place of Origin USA: Nebraska (Lancaster), Lincoln
Used USA: Nebraska (Lancaster), Lincoln
Height (in) 7
Length (in) 1.875
Search Terms Methodist Episcopal Church
Germans in Nebraska
History When translated it becomes apparent that the ribbon is from a sect of the Women's Foreign Missionary Society under the Methodist Church dedicated to, and/or run by, German women.
The Women's Foreign Missionary Society is dedicated to missionary work overseas and began with charitable works in India.
Credit line Rose Curtis, Hawthorne, CA
Collection Curtis, Rose