AMERICAN THEATRE WING - WAR SERVICE INC. STAGE DOOR CANTEEN S.F.SKU 01555E
Pinback button from the Stage Door Canteen in San Francisco. 1 3/4" cello in excellent condition with an OLIVIER PTG. CO...S.F. inscription around the curl and worn by an Entertainment volunteer from the World War II era. The Canteen was run by a volunteer organization that called itself the American Theatre Wing, and provided servicemen nights of dancing, entertainment, food and nonalcoholic drinks. By 1945, State Door Canteens were operating in eight U.S. cities as well as London and Paris.