American Legion 40-Year Member Certificate
Source: Minnie B. Parker Scrapbook Manuscript Collection #89
Staff Person: Martha G. Elmore
Description: 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. To see a scrapbook she kept while in France during World War I, go here https://digital.lib.ecu.edu/24594.