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July 11, 2016

Lions Vest

Filed under: Item of the Day — Jason Onerheim @ 12:01 am

A Lions Club vest with a range of patches collected by member Russell M. Corcoran. Corcoran, a deaf activist in Saint Paul, Minnesota, was a leader of the Saint Paul Metrodeaf Lions Club, the first deaf club in the organization’s history. The yellow vest has purple trim and two patch pockets. A variety of pins and patches have been attached to the vest, including ones that highlight Corcoran’s leadership in the Lions Club and participation in a range of other organizations, including the NRA and the American Athletic Association of the Deaf. 1960-1980.

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