World War, 1914-1918--War work--Red Cross
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Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 00121
Scope and Contents The papers, 1917-1918 of Frances G. Hoppin who opened the Red Cross Grenelle Dispensary in Paris, France in 1917, which was one of about 30 civilian dispensaries administered by the Red Cross in Paris at that time. This accession consists of both personal papers and records relating to the dispensary. Included are two journals in which Frances Hoppin recorded both her personal experiences as well as business items relating to the dispensary. Also included is a 3-page report on the...
Identifier: SC 00451
Scope and Contents This collection contains the diary of Lucian B. Dickerson, a doctor who served during World War I. He is first stationed at a hospital in Roselle, New Jersey. For a brief while he was also stationed at Camp Merritt, New Jersey. He set sail from Hoboken, New Jersey aboard the RMS Aurania on January 8, 1918. During the journey, he describes the damage from the Halifax Explosion, which had happened approximately a month previous. Once in Europe, he describes his journeys with the advancing U.S....
Identifier: SC 00458
Scope and Contents This collection contains the diary of Pearl Johntz, who was a Red Cross Canteen captain in Kansas during World War I. The Red Cross Canteen service cooked food for soldiers across the United States. The entries detail the Red Cross Canteen's daily activities and social events, including activities relating to the United States war effort. There are also three photographs, two of which are from February 1918.
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.338
Scope and Contents Ten posters from the World War I era for the Red Cross and Victory Loans. Please note, posters are fragile and will require careful handling.Red Cross (8 posters): "Is There a Red Cross Service Flag in your Home? A heart and a dollar are all you need, join the Red Cross" Printed by the Wells Fargo and Co. and Seiter and Kappes Litho Co., NY; "Ten Million new members by Christmas. Join the Red Cross and On Christmas Eve, a Candle in Every Window, a Service Flag for Every Home;"...
Identifier: SC 00040
Scope and Contents This album contains eleven silver gelatin prints of the train's interior plus one RPPC depicting a machine gun unit. The images of the hospital train interiors include unidentified soldiers and medical staff.