163 results found for: subject:"World War, 1939-1945--War work--Red Cross"

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1944 Nov. 3

Henry, Carl, 1913-2001

Letter from Carl Henry to Edith Henry

France - Concerning mail received and contents of package of food also received, including a piece of a wedding cake. Comments on photographs of her. Describes typical breakfast, which he missed today, and how they shave in the office. Also concerns girls visiting from the American Red Cross, one of whom described her work, and the attractiveness of American women in general; speculation on what will happen in... more

Carl Henry 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 Nov.

Maida L. Riggs serving GIs from the Clubmobile

Keevil (England) - Maida Riggs in uniform with a tray of supplies, with members of the United States Army Air Forces around her, standing in front of an American Red Cross Clubmobile. "Keevil" is writen on the back.

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1943 Nov. 16

Riggs, Maida L.

Trouble with the Clubmobile

England - Clubmobile Captain Ruth Kniep holds onto an army jeep and smiles at the camera, and Jean Overturf holds onto the American Red Cross Clubmobile "Minneapolis," while two GIs on the ground try to connect the backs of the two vehicles. Title taken from a handwritten note on the back.

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1943 Nov. 3

Maida L. Riggs shaving a GI

Kimmeridge (England) - Maida Riggs applies shaving cream with a brush to the face of an unidentified United States Army Air Forces service member. He is seated at a table, a bowl in front of him, as Maida leans over him, a brick wall behind them.

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1943 Oct. 6

Riggs, Maida L.

Army Air Force members in front of an American Red Cross Clubmobile

England - A large group of members of the armed forces crowd around an American Red Cross Clubmobile waiting to be served donuts and coffee. In the foreground are four members of the Army Air Forces, including Col. Dorrance Roysdon (at left; spelled "Royesden"), and American Red Cross Clubmobiler Ruth Kniep.

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1943 Oct. 6

Maida L. Riggs and Duffy Quinn

England - Maida Riggs, Major Duffy Quinn, and an unidentified serviceman, all in their uniforms, next to the open back door of a Clubmobile. Quinn has a duffle bag slung over his shoulders, and Maida appears to be adjusting his collar. The three are laughing. They are on a road lined by a low brick wall, a field and houses in the background.

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1943 Oct. 6

Riggs, Maida L.

Col. Roysdon, Capt. Constat, and Ruth Kniep

England - Close-up of Col. Dorrance Roysdon (spelled "Royesden"), Capt. Constat, and Ruth Kniep in front of a Clubmobile, next to a tire.

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1943 Nov. 3

Maida L. Riggs shaving a GI

Kimmeridge (England) - Close-up of Maida Riggs applying shaving cream with a brush to the face of an unidentified United States Army Air Forces service member.

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1943 Nov. 3

American Red Cross Clubmobilers on top of a tank

Kimmeridge (England) - American Red Cross Clubmobile workers (Emma Breyer, Captain Ruth Kniep, Jean M. Overturf, and Maida Riggs) standing on top of or alongside a military tank, in the countryside. Dressed in long coats, some with flowers tucked into their helmets, they are smiling.

Maida L. Riggs Papers