American Red Cross
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The collection consists principally of Aletha Grace Hawk's letters to her family in Indianapolis, Indiana from Washington D.C. and Europe ranging from 1918 to 1919, describing her work with the American Red Cross and as a volunteer working with wounded servicemen at Walter Reed Hospital, as well as her travels through France, Switzerland, Belgium, and Germany. The collection also includes Hawk's 1921 letter describing the visit of Marshall Ferdinand Foch to Indianapolis, two letters sent to her...
Collection — Folder: S191-1, Folder: S191-2
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typed document from Alice Ann Bundy with autographed notes from unnamed editor and city and county maps in Jennings County ranging from 1810 to 1876 regarding the history of Jennings County, Indiana as well as documents concerning Alice M. Bundy's service in the American Red Cross in 1942-1943.
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, programs, photographs, publications, and other documents including an American flag from Blanche Liffick Morton, the American Red Cross, Women's Overseas Service League, and Indiana League for Nursing in Indiana, England and France ranging from 1917 to 1966 regarding nursing, World War I, the American Red Cross, Indiana League for Nursing, and the Women's Overseas Service League.
Collection — Box: P003
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 291 black and white, 3 x 5-inch photographic prints depicting life at Camp Atterbury, Indiana in the midst of World War II. Three of the images have copies. The photographs were taken by William J. Moriarty, Sr., a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army, as part of his duties for the U.S. Signal Corps while he was stationed there in 1943. The images demonstrate the daily activities of camp life and training, as well as social events, and depict racial...
Scope and Contents This collection contains John Cejnar’s correspondence, notes and news stories, including information on John Dillinger and Indiana inventors. Also included are papers of Esther Cejnar relating to her work with the American Association of University Women, the Indianapolis Council of Social Agencies, the League of Women Voters, and the Red Cross.
File — Folder: S2220
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, clippings, articles of incorporation and other organizational documents, photographs, and postcards from the Navy Comforts Committee in Indiana and the United States, as well as documents used or created by Helen F. Bennett ranging from 1888 to 1939 regarding the Comforts Committee of the Navy League. Correspondents include the Navy League of the United States, the Secretary of the Navy, Studebaker, the U.S.S. Indiana, Daughters of the American...
Scope and Contents The collection consists mostly of almanacs and diaries of L.B. Graves, which date from 1881 to 1961. With the exception of Barker’s Illustrated Almanac, L.B. Graves used almanacs as diaries. L.B. Graves kept all diaries, except for a student diary kept by his wife. The diaries include notations of farm chores or conditions and the social obligations of Mr. and Mrs. Graves, the latter related to such activities as church attendance, the Methodist Men’s Club, a temperance union, and Read Cross...
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection consists of Maude Vestal’s diaries (1920, 1925-1932) and papers regarding the Wendell Willkie Notification Committee (1940). The Willkie papers principally pertain to the planning of the official notification ceremony in Elwood, Indiana, on August 17, 1940. The collection also contains family and business correspondence; papers regarding her guardianship of Ann Catherine Shaffer; reports on clothing production by Red Cross Volunteers in Anderson; and social work...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of Reece A. Oliver’s letters from the Philippines and China to his brother Kenneth A. Oliver and other family members. The letters include information regarding the Philippine schools, the effect of World War I on the Philippines, his work in China and conditions in the Philippines before and after World War II. Also included are Kenneth Oliver’s expense (1914-1924) and account books (1917-1925); brochures, clippings, and other printed materials relating to the...