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Ella Hughes Darrow Volkert made this victory banner in honor of her son, Otis Hughes Darrow, who served in the Army Medical Corps during World War II. Blind since the age of 15, Mrs. Volkert was a teacher of the blind in Topeka. She was also a volunteer at the Winter Veterans Hospital where she taught needlework.

Creator: Volkert, William H.
Date: between 1941 and 1945

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Item Number: 209920
KSHS Identifier: 1999.79.2

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