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1943 Oct. 28

Riggs, Maida L.

Memorandum from Maida Riggs to Don Momand (fragment)

England - Firt page missing but apparently report to Momand. Describes bowling, a trip to the firing range and fighting the flu while working on a clubmobile for the American Red Cross during World War II in England. Includes some handwritten notes added as comentary.

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1943 Oct. 18

Overturf, Jean M.

Memorandum from Jean M. Overturf to Don Momand

England - Describes a dead battery in the clubmobile, the process of getting it repaired, and attempting to visit their Captain Ruth Kniep who was under guard at a hospital. Also details first experience of serving troops in the field, daily life of working in a clubmobile for the American Red Cross in England during World War II. The report is written by typewriter, but has many lines crossed out with much sho... more

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1943 Nov. 29

Overturf, Jean M.

Memorandum from Jean M. Overturf to Don Momand

England - Letter discusses what American Armed Forces call "Englanditis" and the daily life of working on a clubmobile for the American Red Cross in England during World War II. She describes a lively scene where a crew of GIs joins forces with their clubmobile, the "Minneapolis," so the food and drink would flow smoothly, and another in which their clubmobile broke so they had to borrow another crew, and serve... more

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1944 Jan. 16

Riggs, Maida L.

Memorandum from Maida Riggs to Don Momand

England - Describes their first week in a redacted location. She describes the experience of bidding farewell to United States Armed Forces on the fort "Hell's Angels," and watching the speeches of General Robert Travis, General Robert B. Willian, and Lt. Col. Ben Lyons. She describes the patriotic spirit surrounding the troops and the American Red Cross workers. Certain words are redacted with a black line dra... more

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1943 Oct. 1

Riggs, Maida L.

Memorandum from Maida Riggs to Don Momand

England - Letter describes the train ride to begin the initiative of the brand new clubmobile "Minneapolis" for the American Red Cross. She describes in detail the first day of the Clubmobile serving hungry and curious GIs. The rest of the letter is a daily record of working on the American Red Cross Clubmobile, "Minneapolis." Several words are redacted with a black line drawn through them.

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1943 Oct. 31

Breyer, Emma

Memorandum from Emma Breyer to Don Momand

England - Report combined with letter handwritten by Maida Riggs, probably to her family, describes the resourcefulness of Army men, the inconvenience the American Red Cross clubmobiles being run by batteries that are incompatible with anything the Army uses, bicycling around Salisbury with Jean, how British officers viewed the American Red Cross clubmobile workers, and other daily activities. Certain words are... more

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1943 Dec.

Riggs, Maida L.

Memorandum from Maida Riggs to Don Momand

England - Describes the Christmas week duties and extracurricular jobs of an American Red Cross worker operating a Clubmobile in Great Britain during World War II. In additions to their duties serving donuts, food, and hot drinks to the Armed Forces, Maida Riggs, Jean Overturf, Marion Kline, and Captain Ruth Kniep would help with mail distribution, playing Christmas Carols, handing out reading materials and gif... more

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1943 Oct. 11

Riggs, Maida L.

Memorandum from Maida Riggs to Don Momand and letter to Riggs family

England - Combines typed report to Momand and handwritten letter to family. Describes feeding 950 men despite their Captain, Ruth Kniep, being sick and a broken cylindar. Maida describes a week of running a clubmobile for the American Red Cross in England during World War II, trying to visit their captain in the hospital by bicycle but being unable to find her, attending a dance, visiting the oldest village in ... more

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1943 Nov. 6

Breyer, Emma

Memorandum from Emma Breyer to Don Momand

England - Report combined with letter handwritten by Maida Riggs, probably to her family. Describes stretching rations and the hunger of troops who had been in battle for days and unable to forage, as well as leisure time for an American Red Cross worker in England during World War II. Letter has certain words redacted either by a black line drawn through them or by cutting the word out of the page, and has no ... more

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1943 Nov. 6

Breyer, Emma

Memorandum from Emma Breyer to Don Momand

England - Report combined with letter handwritten by Maida Riggs, probably to her family. Describes the leisure time of an American Red Cross working in England during World War II. Maida describes having to sneak into a Christmas dance with Jean and her date for the Army because she did not have a date. Letter has certain words redacted by cutting them out of the page or with a thick black line drawn through t... more

Maida L. Riggs Papers