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American Red Cross

A Red Cross hospital recreation worker writing a letter for a patient
  Office of War Information. (1942/1943). A Red Cross hospital recreation worker writing a letter for a patient. from Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division. FSA/OWI Photograph Collection http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/owi2001046192/PP/ .

 

President Coolidge and Herbert Hoover posed, standing, with American Red Cross group
American Red Cross, first aid department railroad car
Loretto Heights, service camp, World War I / Geo. L. Beam.
American Red Cross members, Dr. Glasgow, Major Lynch, and Dr. Shields
Loretto Heights service camp World War I / Geo. L. Beam.
American Red Cross Building. Exterior of American Red Cross Building VI.
American Red Cross Building. Exterior of American Red Cross Building IV.
Fort David A. Russell, Red Cross Building, Third Street between Randall Avenue & Tenth Cavalr, Cheyenne vicinity, Laramie County, WY
Clara Barton House, 5801 Oxford Road, George Washington Memorial Parkw, Glen Echo, Montgomery County, MD
Drawing from a souvenir album showing Red Cross nurses assisting child while other people march with French flag and swords

The Red cross wants you needs you expects you to enroll now for 1920 membership Only $1.00 necessary ... [Washington, D. C. 1919].

Red Cross staff / photo by Harry M. Rhoads.
Noston, Massachusetts. An American Red Cross ambulance used by the blood donor service
Biggest and most immediately useful role for women in the civilian defense program is that of nurse's aide. Training of 100,000 volunteers as nurse's aides is designed by the American Red Cross, working with the Office of Civilian Defense, to relieve the acute shortage of nursing service threatening civilian hospitals and health agencies because
Biggest and most immediately useful role for women in the civilian defense program is that of nurse's aide. Training of 100,000 volunteers as nurse's aides is designed by the American Red Cross, working with the Office of Civilian Defense, to relieve the acute shortage of nursing service threatening civilian hospitals and health agencies because
Biggest and most immediately useful role for women in the civilian defense program is that of nurse's aide. Training of 100,000 volunteers as nurse's aides is designed by the American Red Cross, working with the Office of Civilian Defense, to relieve the acute shortage of nursing service threatening civilian hospitals and health agencies because
Red Cross women sitting at long tables in room making influenza masks
Illinois National Guard returning from service, leaning out train windows, being greeted by Red Cross
A Red Cross hospital recreation worker writing a letter for a patient (Featured image above)
Washington, D.C. Entrance to the American Red Cross blood donor center
Mrs. Mason Phelps, Helen Morton, and Mrs. Spencer Brooks wearing Red Cross volunteer uniforms standing in an exhibit booth in a hall
Woman in Red Cross nurse's uniform
U.S. troops and Red Cross in the trenches before Caloocan / Thomas A. Edison, Inc. ; producer, James H. White. [motion picture]
Red Cross ambulance on battlefield / Thomas A. Edison, Inc. ; producer, James White, Mason Mitchell. [motion picture]
Red Cross [Roadside sign]
Dedication of Red Cross Convalescent House, Base Hospital, Camp MacArthur, June 20, 1918
Red Cross - Image 1 (W. Duke Sons & Co.)

Clara Barton

Clara Barton, (1821-1912) president of the American Red Cross from 1882 until 1904
The Clara Barton Ambulance Corps of the National First Aid Association of America
Clara Barton with group of people walking down street, in Cuba
Miss Clara Barton and household, Glen Echo, Maryland. Left to right: Leland Barton, Mrs. Col. Richard C. Hinton, Dr. Julian B. Hubbell, Mrs. Mary A. Hines, Miss Clara Barton, Howe, Miss Ruthett Adams, Miss Susie Birch Jennings
Clara Barton, 1821-1912, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left
Clara Barton
lara Barton's birthplace at Oxford, Massachusetts
Second home of Clara Barton at age 9 (Jeremiah Sarned home)
Clara Barton House, Glen Echo, Md.: front and left side
Residence of Miss Clara Barton, Glen Echo Park, Md.