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Sewing Kit: green cotton pouch with red (artillery) trim on edges; small looking glass; several compartments for buttons and thread; folds up and ties with cotton tape. Inside has separate compartments including a mirror, needles, pins, thread, and buttons. Handwritten in black ink on front "H. SMITH/HI Co./328/F.A." Edward William Ziebell was a clerk at Diamond Match Company in Oshkosh in 1916. In World War I he became a 2nd Lieutenant in the 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 82nd "All American" Division.
Kit, Needlework -WORLD WAR I -Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum

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