[Red Paper Poppy]

Description

Flower made of red paper for the petals and green paper and wire for the stem. Green and yellow ribbons are attached, as is a slip of paper that reads "In Memoriam". The other side of the paper says "The American Legion. American Legion Auxiliary. Veteran Made Poppy."

Physical Description

1 flower : paper ; 14 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. November 11, 1933.

Context

This physical object is part of the collection entitled: T. B. Willis Photograph Collection and was provided by Private Collection of T. B. Willis to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 134 times , with 45 in the last month . More information about this object can be viewed below.

Who

People and organizations associated with either the creation of this physical object or its content.

Creator

  • We've been unable to identify the creator(s) of this object.

Audiences

Check out our Resources for Educators Site! We've identified this physical object as a primary source within our collections. Researchers, educators, and students may find this object useful in their work.

Provided By

Private Collection of T. B. Willis

The Private Collection of T. B. Willis consists of historical photographs of World War I Camp MacArthur, church photos, buildings across Texas, a collection of African-American photographs, and family photo albums, which include Willis family albums and extended relatives who settled in Waco, Texas in the 19th century.

Contact Us

What

Descriptive information to help identify this physical object. Follow the links below to find similar items on the Portal.

Description

Flower made of red paper for the petals and green paper and wire for the stem. Green and yellow ribbons are attached, as is a slip of paper that reads "In Memoriam". The other side of the paper says "The American Legion. American Legion Auxiliary. Veteran Made Poppy."

Physical Description

1 flower : paper ; 14 cm.

Language

Item Type

Identifier

Unique identifying numbers for this object in the Portal or other systems.

Collections

This object is part of the following collection of related materials.

T. B. Willis Photograph Collection

Materials from the private collection of T. B. Willis, including historical photographs, albums, documents, and items from the Willis family and extended relatives who settled in Waco in the 19th century.

What responsibilities do I have when using this physical object?

When

Dates and time periods associated with this physical object.

Creation Date

  • November 11, 1933

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Feb. 5, 2014, 8:53 a.m.

Usage Statistics

When was this object last used?

Yesterday: 3
Past 30 days: 45
Total Uses: 134

Where

Geographical information about where this physical object originated or about its content.

Map Information

  • map marker Automatically generated Place Name coordinates.
  • Repositioning map may be required for optimal printing.

Mapped Locations

Interact With This Physical Object

Here are some suggestions for what to do next.

Start Viewing

International Image Interoperability Framework

IIF Logo

We support the IIIF Presentation API

[Red Paper Poppy], physical object, November 11, 1933; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth388633/: accessed November 13, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Private Collection of T. B. Willis.