RESOURCE:

Doughboy Uniform

Grade Range: K-12
Resource Type(s): Primary Source, Artifacts
Date Posted: 1/24/2011

Enlisted soldier's uniform. The brown, doughy color of the uniform led to these soldiers being referred to as "doughboys," though the exact derivation of the nickname has been debated.

Use this Investigation Sheet to guide students through describing the object and analyzing its meaning.


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