American Legion continuous member certificate for Minnie Bell Parker

American Legion continuous member certificate for Minnie Bell Parker
Continuous member certificate for Minnie Bell Parker, who served as a nurse with the American Expeditionary Force in France during World War I. The certificate reads: Be it known that proper attestation has been provided to the effect that Miss Minnie Bell Parker has been a member in good standing of the American Legion continuously for the period of 40 years, and be it further known that such record of consistent loyalty to the American Legion merits the honor of being cited as an outstanding contributor to the accomplishment of the programs of the American Legion. Signed June 24th, 1960 by Geraldine H. Mew (Post Adjutant) and Mathews (Post Commander).
June 24, 1960
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22cm x 30cm
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East Carolina Manuscript Collection
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Martha G. Elmore Jul 01 2015

Minnie Bell Parker lived most of her adult life in Norfolk, Virginia, after being born October 10, 1881, in Wilson Co., N.C. She was a nurse and during World War I she was a nurse with the American Expeditionary Force in France. After the war she was active in the American Legion and this colorful 40-year continuous membership certificate was presented to her on June 24, 1960. She died in Raleigh, N.C., on July 5, 1976.

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