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Red Cross

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Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

American Red Cross world war photographs collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SSC-MS-00591
Abstract

The Red Cross was founded in Washington, DC, by Clara Barton in 1881, following the Civil War, and provides services to members of the American armed forces and their families. This collection consists of 13 photographs related to the work of Red Cross nurses and other volunteers during the two world wars.

Dates of Materials: 1918 - 1945

Clara Barton papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00011
Abstract

Nurse; Founder and President, American National Red Cross. Worked as a nurse in the Civil war and initiated a campaign to develop the American Red Cross. Papers include correspondence, manuscript notes, speeches, writings, photographs, memorabilia, and files documenting her work for the Civil War, Red Cross, and other relief organizations.

Dates of Materials: 1822-1982; Majority of material found within 1860-1912

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Subject
Notes 1
Nurses -- United States 1
Pamphlets 1
Speeches. 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Medical care 1