Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Collections that document a wide variety of experiences of war, including Red Cross relief workers, veterans, woman soldiers, and domestic life during the American Civil War and World War I and II.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 310183630250495]
Overview 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: 1918 - 1945
Overview 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: 1822-1982; Majority of material found within 1860-1912