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Catalog Number 1938.100.47
Object Name Poem
Accession number 1938.100
Description Poem

Full transcription of text follows:

"The Lay of the K.P." I know how to peel the festive spud, and how to string the bean, to wash the dishes, clean the pans, and on the mop-stick I lean. So, if I never get to France, and never lose my life, I'll know enough of houseowrk, to make a darn good wife.

From the service of Eleanor McGee, American Red Cross nurse at Base Hospital # 23 "The Nouvel" located in Vittel, Vosges, France from 1918-1919 (?).
Date n.d.
Year Range from 1918
Year Range to 1919
Subjects World War I
Eating & drinking
Food preparation
Kitchen police