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1943 Aug. 30

Maida L. Riggs in New York City

New York (N.Y.) - Maida Riggs in her American Red Cross uniform in New York City. She is looking slightly off to the side.

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1943 Aug. 30

Maida L. Riggs in New York City

New York (N.Y.) - Maida Riggs in her American Red Cross uniform in New York City. She is smiling and looking into the distance.

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1943 Sept. 1

Riggs, Maida L.

Letter from Maida Riggs to Riggs family

New York (N.Y.) - Letter is written from New York City on personalized "Maida" stationery and discusses plans for her mother's upcoming visit and traveling there from North Carolina with her roommates. She also describes working out and sightseeing in NYC.

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1943 Sept. 11

United States. Army Air Forces

American Red Cross workers on a sofa

Lake Lure (North Carolina) - Three female American Red Cross workers seated on a sofa in front of a table, on which are a vase of flowers, "Time" magazine, and an Asheville, North Carolina, newspaper. An unidentified woman on the left and Maida Riggs in the center wear dresses; the woman on the right, possibly Gloria Jones, is in uniform. The back is stamped "Official photograph/Army Air Forces."

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1943 Sept. 21

Riggs, Maida L.

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

London (England) - Letter begins by comparing the surrounds she viewed on her bus ride to London to her familiar Massachusetts. London thrills her and she says it is the cleanest city she has ever visited. Letter discusses family matters, her new roommate, and her future. She is excited and motivated.

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1943 Sept. 23

London County Council

Driving licence

London (England) - License issued to Riggs for driving "motor vehicles of groups I and III," defined in the list of regulations, valid until September 22, 1944. Enabled Riggs to drive a clubmobile vehicle (truck or bus) or a motorbike. Includes stamped notice "Visitor to Great Britain." Small hardcover booklet, not all blank pages scanned.

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1943 Sept. 28

Riggs, Maida L.

Letter from Maida Riggs to Riggs family

London (England) - Letter describes censorship in World War II letters, sightseeing in London with her roommate Jean (the Buckingham Palace, St. James Palace), the differences between English and American dialects, and her affection for the English people. She describes going out to dinner at night during a blackout in wartime, and daily life as a female American Red Cross worker in London in 1943.

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1943 Sept. 28

Riggs, Maida L.

Postcard from Maida Riggs to Doris Buck

London (England) - Black and white photograph on front features an American Red Cross Clubmobile staffed by American Red Cross workers providing hot coffee and doughnuts to United States Armed Forces, with caption "The Red Cross keeps a date." On the back, Maida writes to sister Dot saying she will hopefully be working in one of these soon and how much she loves England.

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1943 Sept. 28

Riggs, Maida L.

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

London (England) - Black and white photograph on front shows American Red Cross Clubmobiles staffed by American girls providing hot coffee and doughnuts to United States Armed forces, with caption "It's all from the folks back home." Maida writes this is what she will be doing in the future, but in the meantime she is training which primarily consists of learning how to drive on the left side of the road.

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