National Hellenic Museum Virtual Exhibition Content


National Hellenic Museum Virtual Exhibition Content


Digital images used in National Hellenic Museum Digital Exhibition.


Jeremy Bucher

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George Phillos was born in Tripoli, Greece around 1891. He immigrated to the United States in 1912 and settled in Bloomington, Illinois. There, George worked in his family’s candy stores as a confectioner. During the First World War, he served in the…

Thirteen red cross ladies standing in front of Phillos Candy shop. The sign hanging outside of the candy store reads: "Entire Receipts To-day goes to the American Red Cross." The caption at the bottom of the picture reads: "Red Cross Ladies in front…

Red Cross Blood Drive.

Magazine Advertisement
Flyer for Phillos' Candy Shop Red Cross fundraiser.

George Phillos in his U.S. Army uniform, c. 1917-1918.

George Phillos is in the second row from the front, second from the left. This photo was taken at an early American Legion Convention, September 9, 1923, Danville, Illinois.

Military parade along Market Street in San Francisco.

Red cross women’s uniform that belonged to Helen Laggis, a Red Cross volunteer in Minneapolis, Minnesota during the First World War.

First World War-era United States Army helmet. The helmet was worn by Nicholas Mallos as he served as a cook in the 52nd Infantry Division in northern France.

Peter Clironomos, a private in the U.S. Army during the First World War.
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