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

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1944

United States. Internal Revenue Service

Withholding receipt for income tax (W-2)

Washington (D.C.) - Duplicate withholding receipt (Form W-2) for income tax withheld on wages for Maida L. Riggs for her work for the American Red Cross during World War II in 1944. She made $1,800 during the calendar year 1944.

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1943 Oct. 31

Breyer, Emma

Memorandum from Emma Breyer to Don Momand

England - Report combined with letter handwritten by Maida Riggs, probably to her family, describes the resourcefulness of Army men, the inconvenience the American Red Cross clubmobiles being run by batteries that are incompatible with anything the Army uses, bicycling around Salisbury with Jean, how British officers viewed the American Red Cross clubmobile workers, and other daily activities. Certain words are... more

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1943 Nov. 6

Breyer, Emma

Memorandum from Emma Breyer to Don Momand

England - Report combined with letter handwritten by Maida Riggs, probably to her family. Describes stretching rations and the hunger of troops who had been in battle for days and unable to forage, as well as leisure time for an American Red Cross worker in England during World War II. Letter has certain words redacted either by a black line drawn through them or by cutting the word out of the page, and has no ... more

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1943 Nov. 6

Breyer, Emma

Memorandum from Emma Breyer to Don Momand

England - Report combined with letter handwritten by Maida Riggs, probably to her family. Describes the leisure time of an American Red Cross working in England during World War II. Maida describes having to sneak into a Christmas dance with Jean and her date for the Army because she did not have a date. Letter has certain words redacted by cutting them out of the page or with a thick black line drawn through t... more

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1944 Sept. 22

Henry, Carl, 1913-2001

Letter from Carl Henry to Edith Henry

France - Concerning news-filled mail received, rainy weather, and a hot shower recently taken. Describes the French countryside and hopes Edith will tour it with him after the war. Describes a Red Cross Clubmobile visiting the area with three "girls" serving coffee and doughnuts from it, and compares American women to French women. In a "bull session" with Cap discussed what they might do after the war is over.

Carl Henry Papers

1944 Oct. 25

Henry, Carl, 1913-2001

Letter from Carl Henry to Edith Henry

France - Concerning mail received, including letters, both recent and long delayed, and a package; describes contents of package. Went to the town again with the troops and describes French countryside and how he imagined Edith with him, looking at both the beauty and the destruction (intersperses description with account of songs being played on an accordion and sung as he writes). Recounts visit to ... more

Carl Henry Papers

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

1944 Nov. 22

Henry, Carl, 1913-2001

Letter from Carl Henry to Edith Henry

France - Writing on the day before Thanksgiving, with no mail, but Christmas packages starting to arrive and be opened. Describes bad weather and imagines how it must be for the troops out in it on the front lines. Recounts trip to a large nearby town where he visited the bath house and the army headquarters on business, as well as to connect with a few of the officers there and hear news of others. Enjoyed th... more

Carl Henry 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 Oct. 18

Overturf, Jean M.

Memorandum from Jean M. Overturf to Don Momand

England - Describes a dead battery in the clubmobile, the process of getting it repaired, and attempting to visit their Captain Ruth Kniep who was under guard at a hospital. Also details first experience of serving troops in the field, daily life of working in a clubmobile for the American Red Cross in England during World War II. The report is written by typewriter, but has many lines crossed out with much sho... more

Maida L. Riggs Papers