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World war i gold star mothers pilgrimages, part i summer 1999, vol 31, no 2 | genealogy notes by constance potter on the evening of august 14, 1930, katherine bell holley, an african american schoolteacher from hedgesville, west virginia, boarded the train at the baltimore and ohio station at north mountain, outside the small town. How gold star mothers came about the tradition of the gold star began during world war ii during the early days of the war, a blue star was used on service flags and hung in homes and businesses to represent each living active-duty member. Official us army page recognizing the sacrifices and strength of its gold star mothers, fathers, siblings, wives, husbands and other survivors.
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“the nation recognizes the sacrifice that all gold star family members make when a father, mother, brother, sister, son, daughter or other loved one dies in service to the nation,” the site. Gold star mother’s day is observed in the united states on the last sunday of september each year it is a day for people to recognize and honor those who have lost a son or daughter while serving the united states armed forces. Check out gold star mothers by hammock on amazon music stream ad-free or purchase cd's and mp3s now on amazoncom. Find great deals on ebay for gold star mothers shop with confidence.
American gold star mothers, inc (agsm), is a private nonprofit organization of american mothers who lost sons or daughters in service of the united states armed forces it was originally formed in 1928 for mothers of those lost in world war i, and it holds a congressional charter under title 36 § 211 of the united states code. American gold star mothers inc registration for gold star mothers weekend events september 28-30, 2018 is available now-click the link above to register. Registration for gold star mothers weekend events september 28-30, 2018 is available now-click the link above to register deadline for banquet registration is september 7 national headquarters, our home away from home.
Gold star mothers pilgrimages, part ii part ii describes katherine holley's trip to paris, her visit to her husband's grave site, and her return to west virginia this second part will go into detail about the genealogical information that is found in the files.