2000.171.103

May 21-24, 1939
7 in HIGH x 2 in WIDE
(17.78 cm HIGH x 5.08 cm WIDE)
Gift of Mr. John E. Ruden
2000.171.103


blue ribbon with fading glod type reading, "36th Annual Encampment, Department of California U.S.W.V. May 21-24, 1939 Sacramento" with the USWV emblem in the middle, is pinned on by a silver decorated badge. The badge reads Sacramento and has an engraving of the capitol building, the bridge, Sutter's FOrt and a mule with mining gear, it frames a piece of paper with Harry P. Todd typed on it.

The Spanish American War was a brief war in 1889, taking place in Cuba and the Philippine Isalnds.

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