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1943 Oct. 6

Maida L. Riggs and Duffy Quinn roughhousing with others

England - Maida Riggs, Major Duffy Quinn, Maida's fellow American Red Cross worker Ruth Kniep, and an unidentified serviceman, all in their uniforms, roughhousing on a road lined by a low brick wall, a field and houses in the background.

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1943 Nov. 16

Riggs, Maida L.

Maida L. Riggs's new GI shoes

England - Maida Riggs's feet in her new GI shoes, taken from above, with parts of trousers and coat visible. Handwritten on back: "My own GIs taken as the crow sees them."

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1944 Mar. 7

Riggs, Maida L.

Letter from Maida Riggs to Riggs family

England - Letter describes trips to Oxford and London, finding a hotel that would take the pair of women even though they were wearing pants, taking a guided tour of the University of Oxford, the woes of dating, visiting St. Paul's Church, walking through Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum and Chamber of Horrors, and watching the movie "This Is The Army." She instructs her parents to watch that movie to get a good ide... more

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 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 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.

Maida L. Riggs and Dorrance Roysdon

England - Maida Riggs and possibly Col. Dorrance S. Roysdon, standing next to an American Red Cross Clubmobile. Col. Roysdon has his arm around Maida's shoulders, and both smile at the camera.

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1943 Nov. 16

Riggs, Maida L.

Ruth Kniep with three GIs

England - American Red Cross Clubmobile Captain Ruth Kniep stands in the doorway of the Clubmobile, adjusting her helmet, above three United States Army Air Force service members: Technical Sergeant Billie M. Carlson of Jackson, Mississippi, Master Sgt. Lee Gurin [?] of Frederic, Wisconsin, and Travis D. Edgar of Houston, Texas.

Maida L. Riggs Papers