Archival Anecdotes: Better keep those feet dry!
May 31, 2021
The boots featured this week are the only set of army boots in the Eddy County Museum's collection, and are among a limited number of artifacts from World War I.
With a little research, I learned they are Pershing Boots, a specialized trench boot that infantry soldiers affectionately called "Little Tanks." These boots were a major upgrade over the 1917 trench boots, which were reportedly cold...