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1943

Riggs, Maida L.

Letter from Maida Riggs to Riggs family

London (England) - Letter discusses Maida's experience in New York, family matters, and boarding the ship to travel from New York City to London. She describes in detail life on the ship transporting Red Cross workers and Armed Forces overseas, including the schedule, food, activities, drills, athletics, religion, and the other passengers. She also describes the 1st class train ride from the English port to London and L... more

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1943

Riggs, Maida L.

Letter from Maida Riggs to Riggs family

London (England) - Letter describes family matters, Maida's paycheck for working in the Red Cross, insurance, and other matters. She expresses her love for her parents but says they cannot visit where she is because it is "practically the army."

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1943

Riggs, Maida L.

American Red Cross Clubmobilers and soldiers

England - Two American Red Cross workers--possibly Ruth Kniep and Jean Overturf--and two members of the armed forces, all in uniform including helmets, standing in the doorway of a Clubmobile.

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1943 Mar. 8

Riggs, Maida L.

Letter from Maida Riggs to Riggs family

Sweet Briar (Va.) - Letter is written from Sweet Briar, Virginia, and describes life at the cabin and family matters. She is practicing typewriting without looking at the keys.

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1943 Apr. 17

Riggs, Maida L.

Letter from Maida Riggs to cousins

Sweet Briar (Va.) - Letter is written from Sweet Briar College and describes the weather, family matters, her decision to join the Red Cross, and various activities (mostly athletic) at school.

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1943 July 3

Riggs, Maida L.

Letter from Maida Riggs to Riggs family

Washington (D.C.) - Letter is written from the American University in Washington, D.C., and describes Maida's upcoming plans for graduation, family matters, and training her replacement at school.

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1943 July 17

Riggs, Maida L.

Letter from Maida Riggs to Alfred D. Riggs and Winifred L. Riggs

Lake Lure (N.C.) - Letter discusses family matters, her duties until they go overseas, her pay, and life at the American Red Cross 3rd Army Air Force Rest Center in Lake Lure, North Carolina. She describes the Army using an entire hotel to accommodate soldiers on vacation but not on leave. Handwriting on envelope reads, "First of Maida's letters in service."

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1943 July 29

Maida L. Riggs at Lake Lure

Lake Lure (North Carolina) - Maida Riggs at Lake Lure in North Carolina. She stands holding a jacket in one hand, a man, another person, and two cars partially visible behind her. Handwritten on back: "Best o' Luck - Bob Berlinger."

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1943 Aug. 4

United States. Army Air Forces

Maida L. Riggs and armed service men holding oars

Lake Lure (North Carolina) - Maida Riggs standing outdoors with three men, apprently members of the Army Air Forces. Two men are casually dressed in shorts, with one holding a pair of oars with Riggs; the man on the right is in khaki uniform, baseball bat tucked under his arm, and baseball glove in his hand. The back is stamped "Official photograph/Army Air Forces," with a handwritten note "P.D. Bob Berlinger," presumably one of ... more

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1943 Aug. 15

Gladys Jones and Maida L. Riggs in New York City

New York (N.Y.) - Gladys Jones and Maida Riggs in American Red Cross uniforms, standing outdors in New York City, a bridge and buildings partially visible in the background. Part of original print appear to be cropped out. Handwritten on back: "Gladys Jones + Yours Truly"

Maida L. Riggs Papers