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Object ID 1988-023-02
Object Name Pennant
Collection Kelley Archives
Title Photograph and pennant commemorating the Frank Mendosa Family
Scope & Content President Calvin Coolidge (?) presented this pennant to Frank Mendosa Sr. for having five sons serve in the Armed Forces during a time of war. On the left side is an official photograph of President Woodrow Wilson and on the right side is the pennant of white satin with a red border. Five stars are sown on the pennant to signify Frank Mendosa's five sons: Antone Joseph, John S., Joseph Albert, Frank J., and William Arthur.
This framed pennant hung over the cash register of Mendosa'a Hardware store until 2006 when the store was bought by Tom Horner of Harvest Market.
Extent of Description 1 framed photograph with pennant. Frame measures 27.5 cm X 62.2 cm
Year Range from 1923
Year Range to 1928
Credit line Jeanette Mendosa Hansen Collection
Caption Five Stars for the Mendosa Brothers
People Coolidge, Calvin
Mendosa, Antone Joseph
Mendosa, Frank J
Mendosa, Frank Joseph
Mendosa, John S.
Mendosa, Joseph Albert
Mendosa, William Arthur
Subjects World War I