Knitting Vet -- Mrs. Christine Lorenzen

Ninety-two-year-old, Mrs. Christine Lorenzen of Clinton, Iowa, is an old hand at knitting for the boys, having first made mittens for Civil War soldiers, and other apparel for vets of the Spanish-American and World War I conflicts.  Now, Mrs. Lorenzen knits for the Red Cross for World War II’s heroes.

Source: Akron Register-Tribune, March 30, 1944