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Re: Arm Bands

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Posted by Ron Filion on Thursday, August 25, 2011 at 06:39:38 :

In Reply to: Arm Bands posted by Kate Guenther on Tuesday, August 23, 2011 at 20:54:45 :

: I have a photograph of my grandfather William Henry Heagerty at the age of 16 and dated 1906. He is wearing on his left arm a white arm band tied in a bow. In my research I cannot find anything that mentions the wearing of arm bands, any idea what it may have been for?
: Kate Guenther

Well, in April 1906, we had the Great Fire & Earthquake. He may have been a relief worker perhaps.


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