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Jean M. Bright Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0295
Abstract

Jean M. Bright served with the American Red Cross in the South Pacific from 1944 to 1946.

YePapers, photographs, an oral history interview, and artifacts and textiles document Jean M. Bright's Red Cross service in New Guinea, Japan, and the Philippines during World War II.

Dates: 1944-1946, 2004-2005

Dr. Mary Emily Lapham Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0418
Abstract

Mary Emily Lapham (1860-1936) was a doctor known for her research with tuberculosis patients. During WWI, she traveled to Europe on a Red Cross Medical Mission.

The collection consists primarily of letters written by Mary Lapham during her time with the Red Cross. Also included are photographs, newspapers clippings, and miscellaneous materials relating to Dr. Lapham's time in Europe.

Dates: 1917 - 1920

Harriet L. Leete Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0425
Abstract

Harriet L. Leete served as a nurse for the American Red Cross during World War I. Her collection includes her personal journal from 1917 during her time as a nurse in France during World War I.

Dates: 1917; Other: Date acquired: 2008

Eleanor K. Peck Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0420
Abstract

Eleanor Kellogg Peck (1908-1996) was a volunteer pediatrician at the Hospital for Sick Children on Great Ormond Street in London from 31 October 1941-1943, and later served as a contract surgeon for the U.S. Army's Eighth Air Force beginning in 1944.

This collection consists of fifteen letters written by Peck to her family beginning a few days after her arrival in London on 31 October 1941.

Dates: 1941 - 1943

Paulette Pat Sweeney Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0553
Abstract

Paulette Pat Sweeney served in the American Red Cross from 1964-1966. During this time she spent thirteen months working in Supplemental Recreation Activities Overseas Programs throughout South Korea before spending a year working at Fort Dix, New Jersey.

Dates: 1962 - 1966; Other: Date acquired: 11/10/2013