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1945 Jan.

United States. Army. European Theater of Operations. Special Service Division

Com-zee com-zaa program

Paris (France) - Trifold program from "a musical revue in two acts" presented by the Special & Information Services, Headquarters Command ETOUSA. Features Gaston Lapeyronnie and his Orchestra, with songs by Norman Kahn. Performers are male and female military personnel listed in the program. Program price of five francs donated to the Stars and Stripes French War Orphans Fund.

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 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 Dec. 16

Rose, Katie

Letter from Katie Rose to Maida Riggs

Amherst (Mass.) - Letter from Katie Rose details how much she misses Maida, their work, and Katie's farm in Virginia. Maida's handwriting on the back reads, "Save this folkes- I think it is priceless."

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

1944 Dec.

Riggs, Maida L.

Letter from Maida Riggs to Riggs family

Paris (France) - Letter written from "Paris hospital" describes family matters, presents sent to Maida's family in the mail, hopes that perfume sent via air mail arrives intact, and a change in her upcoming work. Letter is written on the American Red Cross Form 2247 stationery and has no formal salutation.

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1945 June 8

Riggs, Maida L.

Letter from Maida Riggs to Riggs family

Beckum (Warendorf, Germany) - Letter describes Maida's optimism about coming back to America soon. She also describes driving around Germany on a beautiful day in the convertible with Jean, remarking the German streets are very well laid out and marked but easy to get lost in the bombed out cities. She also talks about exploring Kassel, stories she heard about concentration camps, reuniting with their old friends including Truck, ... more

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1944 Jan. 14

Riggs, Maida L.

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

England - Letter describes shopping in London, celebrating Christmas with Jean, a trip to Taunton to celebrate New Year's Eve and viewing the destruction from bombs, a violet farm on the Exeter side of Dawlish, getting separated from and reuniting with Jean on a trip to Teignmouth, and sightseeing in England. She talks about the emotional toll of living in a communal household with many guests and talking to so... more

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1944 Dec.

Riggs, Maida L.

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

France - Letter describes Maida's experience receiving medical treatment for jaundice, sending packages, mail censorship, the girls she is sharing hospital living quarters with, her plans, and family matters.

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1944 July 15

Riggs, Maida L.

Letter from Maida Riggs to Joan Campbell

England - Letter probably written from England and describes family matters, cold weather, and meeting a boy from Worcester.

Maida L. Riggs Papers