85 a,b
Pin, political
1942 Approximate
E. F. Johnson Company Army-Navy "E" Award. World War II Production Pin to Emma Perrin from President F. D. Roosevelt. (b) Pin. Material: metal. Size: 1" x 3/8" x 1/2". Description: Ribbon-shaped border with center wreath and the letter "W", V-cut ribbon ends are painted with red, white and blue enamel; safety catch closure pin on reverse. (a) Card. Material: paper. Size: 4 1/2" x 2 3/8". Description: white card stock with black print; left side folds over and forms base for the pin, a message from President Roosevelt is also printed on front; reverse side card: flag graphic and information; the pin symbolizes production during World War II and was awarded to Emma Perrin, an employee at the E. F. Johnson Company.
Found in archives. Herbst sisters may have donated it. Bierman Collection: Bernie Bierman was a football coach at the University of Minnesota for the Golden Gophers. Bernie Bierman was the grandson of a Waseca County pioneer, Heinrich F. Bierman. In 1855, Heinrich made a claim in sections 13, in Wilton and 18 in Otisco where he lived until December 22, 1882, when he was accidentally killed by a fall from a wagon. His wife and five children lived in Waseca after his death. Luella and Marguerite Herbst are the granddaughters of Mr. and Mrs. Heinrich Bierman, and the daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Herbst. Mrs. Herbst was Elizabeth Bierman. They also donated items from Mr. and Mrs. D.E. Perrin. Mrs. Perrin was Emma Bierman. Waseca business: E.F. Johnson Co.; E.F. Johnson Company; E.F. Johnson Corporate Headquarters; E.F. Johnson Company Corporate Headquarters; E.F. Johnson Co. Corporate Headquarters; E. F. Johnson Co.; E. F. Johnson Company; E. F. Johnson Corporate Headquarters; E. F. Johnson Company Corporate Headquarters; E. F. Johnson Co. Corporate Headquarters. Army E Navy Award; Army "E" Navy Award; Army 'E' Navy Award; Army-Navy E Award; Army-Navy 'E' Award; Army-Navy "E" Award.