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1945 July 26

Riggs, Maida L.

Letter from Maida Riggs to Riggs family

Arles (France) - Letter from Maida wishes various family members birthdays after she has seen the newspaper for the first time in a few weeks. She also describes her renewed energy after settling into her new job and location, and her motivation for staying with the American Red Cross in Europe after the war has ended. She also describes the Mediterranean beaches, the weather, dating Lieutenant Colonel Kelsie Reaves, ... more

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1945 Aug. 3

Riggs, Maida L.

Letter from Maida Riggs to Riggs family

Arles (France) - Letter is written from Hotel du Forum in Arles, France, and reflects on Maida's past year on the European continent, going to the movie theater, spending the day on a French beach, and family matters. Letter is written on blue "Par Avion" stationery.

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1945 Aug. 17

Riggs, Maida L.

Letter from Maida Riggs to Riggs family

Arles (France) - Letter is written from Hotel du Forum in Arles, France, and describes the end of the war, confusion over V-J Day and when the war officially ended, and her plans to return to America once her leave to Switzerland gets approved. She also describes her plans to travel a little before returning home, cameras and photographs, sightseeing in France, their lightened workload, and family matters. Letter is w... more

Maida L. Riggs Papers

Service men and American Red Cross workers

Seven men and two women--members of the armed forces and American Red Cross workers--standing or squatting in front of an American Red Cross car. Most are dressed casually, except for one man in a dress shirt and necktie. Maida Riggs appears to be the woman squatting on the left, wearing a white t-shirt and blue jeans.

Maida L. Riggs Papers

2008 Apr. 11

Riggs, Maida L.

Maida L. Riggs oral history with Tonia Sutherland

Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with Maida Leonard Riggs (b. 1915) regarding Red Cross service during the Second World War based in England and France and in post-war occupation of Germany; women in the war zone; caring for the wounded.

Maida Riggs Papers