Official Government Website

Pin

  • Zoom in: + (plus)
  • Zoom out: - (minus)
  • Go home: 0 (zero)
  • Fullscreen: f
  • Exit fullscreen: f or ESC
  • Navigate up: w or up arrow
  • Navigate down: s or down arrow
  • Navigate left: a or left arrow
  • Navigate right: d or right arrow
History & Notes: Ruth Lawrence (donor) worked in Kaiser shipyards in Portland from Jan. 1943 to Aug. 1945. Ruth grew up in Sunny Slope near Marsing and returned to Idaho after WWII where she married Eugene Quintieri.
Description: Lapel pin given by U.S. Maritime Commission, pin denotes "AWARD OF MERIT SHIPS FOR VICTORY MARITIME COMMISSION," silver, red and blue finish shows American eagle V for victory. No maker's name.
Object Number: 2009.007.0003
Object: pin, lapel
Category: Personal Gear
Circa: 1940
Materials: silver
Donor: Quintieri, Ruth

Additional Images

Pin: 1 Front
ver: 3.4.0 | last updated:
Jump back to top of page button