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From the Ipswich Tribune May 15, 1930 edition

Saturday, May 24 Set Aside for Poppy Day

Saturday May 24 has been officially designated “Poppy Day” throughout the United States by the national department of the American Legion Auxiliary. On this day millions of confined in Battle Mountain sanitarium of France and Flanders in memory of the men who gave their lives in the World War.

In Ipswich, the Auxiliary will have these memorial flowers on hand for this day. The units in the South Dakota department are supplied with poppies made by the disabled veterans. Americans will wear the little red popp...

 

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