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American Red Cross

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 39 Collections and/or Records:

Rita A. Barbraitis Collection

 File
Identifier: WV 0564
Content Description

This collection includes May 2014 oral history transcript; photographs; recruiting brochures; 1992-1993 issues of Round Robinette newsletters; identification cards; newspaper clipping; and other miscelleaneous materials from her time with the SRAO American Red Cross.

Dates: circa 1960s- 2014

Beverly Barksdale Sheppe Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0103
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 17 July 1999; 2 photographs of Sheppe during her American Red Cross service, circa 1945.

Dates: circa 1945-1999

Bernice Bonner Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0189
Content Description

The collection includes various correspondence, September 1943-July 1945; various photographs, 1943-1945; mixed materials including Christmas greetings, an order from the Postmaster General, a letter from her husband.

Dates: circa 1943-1945

Dorothy Coley Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0117
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 8 November 1999; various photographs of Coley's American Red Cross service and graduation from Women's College, 1940-1982; Artifact Box 1 contains American Red Cross Consignee pin.

Dates: circa 1940-1999

Juliet Inness Ellsworth Cox Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0748
Content Description

Scrapbook, photographs, chauffeur licenses, drawings, letters, and official papers related to Juliet Inness Ellsworth Cox (1881-1966) during her 1918-1920 service in the American Red Cross Motor Corps- New York County Chapter during WWI. Captain Ellsworth resigned on September 15, 1919.

Dates: 1918-1920

Dale Dempsey Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0456
Content Description

The collection includes photographs of Paige during her work with the Red Cross in Cam Ranh Bay; South Vietnam circa 1968; Newspaper article from the Greensboro record dated 4 March 1972 featuring Paige on her service in the Red Cross Supplemental Recreational Activities Overseas (SRAO) during the Vietnam War. American Red Cross News Service typed copy on letterhead about Paige's experiences in the Red Cross during the Vietnam war.

Dates: 1968-1972

M. Jean Moore Fasse Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0390
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 13 March 2007; scans of photographs; copy of 1958 memoir "My trip behind the Iron Curtain"; copy of American Red Cross Overseas Service Certificate, 1946. The majority of this collection is digital materials.

Dates: 1946, 1958, 2007

Diane Getz Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0454
Content Description

The collection includes a 10 March 2009 oral history transcript; a photograph of Getz while working at her desk, circa 1975; a South Vietnam flag.

Dates: circa 1975, 2009

Margaret Greene Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0099
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 25 June 1999; poem written by Walter Mathau, dedicated to Red Cross workers; various photographs of Greene's Red Cross service, 1943-1944.

Dates: circa 1943-1999

Louise Martin Harrison Uniform

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0180
Content Description

The collection includes a raincoat, circa 1951.

Dates: circa 1951

Mary (Larry) Young Hines Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0591
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 3 August 2015; scans of photographs of Hines American Red Cross service, 1968-69.

Dates: circa 1968 to 1969

Carol Lorraine Johnson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0261
Content Description

Two folders and a scrapbook. The scrapbook includes several brochures from Japan and Utah, letters from the Red Cross, and letters written to her mother. A manila folder includes various clippings from where Johnson was stationed and the second manila folder contains paperwork for a recommendation from a Red Cross Field Director, along with letters from her mother and possibly a gentleman who was her brother and various newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1943-1951

Linda R. Jones Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0291
Content Description

This collection includes April 2011 oral history transcript; a journal, Jan-Feb 1991; photocopies of travel authorizations; photocopy of Third United States Army's Central Region Area Orientation booklet; photocopy of a photograph of Jones in uniform; Red Cross-issued deck of cards; and Red Cross desert camouflage uniform (jacket, pants with belt, daisy mae hat,boots).

Dates: 1973-2011

Muriel Coykendall Kiser Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0078
Content Description

The collection includes a 18 May 1999 oral history transcript; 4 copies of photographs; American Red Cross blue-gray battledress wool jacket, trousers, and visor hat.

Dates: circa 1944-1999

Dr. Mary Emily Lapham Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0418
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of letters written by Mary Lapham during her time with the Red Cross. The letters document Lapham's day-to-day activities from March 1918, when her ship sailed from New York City, until she returned to the United States in January 1920. The letters are posted from Paris, La Rochelle, and towns across Brittany in France; also, Prague, Petrovatz, Marienbad, and the Children's Camp at Nizni Smokovec in Czechoslovakia.In addition to the letters from...
Dates: 1917-1920

Harriet L. Leete Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0425
Scope and Contents Harriet L. Leete's journal spans from January 1917 through December 1917. She writes about her work with the children's hospitals in France as well as the lectures which she created. While a large portion of the journal is dedicated to recording her sightseeing trips and her social obligations, she does include entries on her firsthand experiences with the war itself including events such as seeing bombs in the air and meeting with the families who struggled to survive while their husbands...
Dates: 1917; Other: Date acquired: 2008

Janet MacCubbin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0463
Content Description

The collection includes a 14 May 2009 oral history transcript; a portrait photograph of MacCubbin in American Red Cross military welfare winter uniform with cap, circa 1941.

Dates: circa 1941, 2009

Linda Morgan Maini Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0406
Content Description

Linda Morgan Maini (b. 1943) of Buffalo, New York, and Cleveland, Ohio, served in the American Red Cross Supplemental Recreational Activities Overseas (SRAO) from 1965 to 1969.

This collection includes a 8 March 2008 oral history transcript; newspaper articles concerning Linda Morgan Maini's service in the Red Cross, circa 1967-1968. Copy of Red Cross unit including Linda.

Dates: 1967 November 30- 2008 March 03

Mary Haynsworth Mathews Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0119
Scope and Contents

Mary Haynsworth Mathews was born in Greenville, South Carolina, in 1916. She served with the American Red Cross in England, France, and Germany from 1942 to 1946. Included in this collection are an oral history and photographs.

Dates: 1944-1999

Ruth White Matthews Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0089
Content Description

The collection includes various photographs of Matthews service with the Red Cross in Okinawa, Japan; a scrapbook; a pictorial review of Red Cross in Japan, January 1946; a booklet titled "Jones Cove Road Memories and Stories," December 2004; an oral history transcript, 2 June 1999.

Dates: 1945-1999

Nancy Mayes Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0169
Abstract

Nancy Mayes (1921-2016) served in the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) and the American Red Cross (ARC) during World War II, and in the Air Force Reserves for over twenty-five years. She was a charter member of the Women Military Pilots Association, Inc. (now Women Military Aviators).

The collection includes an oral history transcript, Women Air Force Service Pilots Memorial Papers, and Women Air Force Service Pilots Mixed Materials.

Dates: circa 1944 and 1996

Maggie V. McPherson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0123
Scope and Contents

The collection includes printed materials; including newsletters; booklets; yearbooks; and clippings especially from her time in Korea. Also, it includes 3 scrapbooks that document McPherson's Red Cross service, 1947-1959; additional scrapbook of club service at Double Five, Osan, Korea, 1959-1960.

Dates: 1943-1976

Mary "Pat" Elizabeth Partridge Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0310
Scope and Contents

The collection contains correspondence, maps, patches, photographs, newspaper clippings, programs, and official documents pertaining to Partridge's Red Cross service.

Dates: 1935-1972

Eleanor K. Peck Letters

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0420
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of fifteen letters written by Peck to her family beginning a few days after her arrival in London, England, on 31 October 1941. The letters are addressed to "Poppy", which may be her father, and "Ros", which may be a nickname for her younger sister Rosamond, as well as her family. All fifteen letters describe the people and everyday life in London before she was commissioned by the Army, and discuss any news from the war and her family.

Dates: 1941-1943

Helen Bolling Potts Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0234
Content Description

Collection consists of a 2003 oral history transcript; correspondence; photographs; postcards; newspaper clipping; custom made uniform (skirt and jacket); shirt; boots; and a 29th Rangers shoulder patch.

Dates: 1943-1946, 2003

Emily Harris Preyer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0065
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 19 April 1999; 2 photographs of Preyer; a copy of newspaper article, 12 January 1989; a desk nameplate; a khaki overcoat.

Dates: 1944-1999

Daisy Chamness Proctor Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0139
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 7 January 2000; watercolor portrait photograph of Proctor in American Red Cross uniform, undated.

Dates: circa 1945-2000

Jean Holdridge Reeves Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0383
Content Description

The collection includes a 2007 February 14 oral history transcript.

Dates: 2007 February 14

Louise E. Roy Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0374
Content Description

Louise E. Roy’s scrapbooks document her time with the American Red Cross Supplemental Recreational Activities Overseas (SRAO) from 1942-1945. The photographs depict images from Hawaii, Guam, and San Francisco showing landscapes, wildlife, colleagues, and military vehicles. Also included are maps, postcards, and news articles.

Dates: 1942-1945

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

Shirley Sprague Tucker Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0596
Abstract

Shirley Sprague Tucker served in the United States Women in the Air Force (WAF) from 21 November 1950 to 20 November 1954 before spending ten years working with the International Red Cross.

Dates: 1950-1954; Other: Date acquired: 10/08/2015

J. Holley Watts Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0407
Content Description

J. Holley Watts (b. 1944) of Rockville Centre, New York, served in the American Red Cross Supplemental Recreational Activities Overseas (SRAO) program from 1966 to 1967 and was stationed in Vietnam.

This collection includes a 9 March 2008 oral history transcript; copies of photographs.

Dates: 2008 March 09

Elizabeth Williams Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0058
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 29 March 1999; various photographs of Williams Red Cross service and for a Life Magazine publication, 1943-1944.

Dates: circa 1943-1999