Laurel Club volunteers at Johnson & Johnson with veterans from the military hospital in Colonia, New Jersey, 1919.
Image courtesy: Johnson & Johnson Archives.
Every Veterans Day, November 11, we honor those who serve our country. The commemoration originally began as Armistice Day to recognize the end of World War I in 1918. Johnson & Johnson has honored and supported those who serve since the Spanish American War in 1898. Here are two stories from a century ago – supporting an employee during his service, and helping returning veterans in the community -- that echo our continuing support today.
Employees in the Johnson & Johnson Printing Department, 1910s. Image courtesy: Johnson & Johnson Archives.
Walter C--- was a young employee