Recognizing children's contributions

Certificates like these were given to schoolchildren as a way to recognize their contribution to the war effort, and to ensure that they felt included in the struggle.

The Over Seas Club, London, Empire Day certificate presented to Doris Qualtrough, 1915; presented to Eva Cranham, 1916; presented to Roy Fitzgerald, 1917

s.l., 19.6cm x 12.1cm
Ley and Lois Smith War, Memory, and Popular Culture Research Collection - The University of Western Ontario - London, Ontario
First World War