Woman's Relief Corps collection
Scope and Contents
The 2 oversize folders (OB045) comprise 102 pages of a deconstructed scrapbook that includes newspaper clippings, photographs, ribbons, programs and other materials covering the activities of the Woman's Relief Corps and the Grand Army of the Republic from 1942 to 1943. The scrapbook is organized under headings for 22 chapters of the W.R.C. in 22 cities in Indiana by city name, chapter name, and chapter number. There are also loose materials throughout the scrapbook pages.
Events covered by the newspaper clippings and other materials are social activities of W.R.C. chapters, campaigns of home front support for World War II, patriotic ceremonies, benevolent activities, and major gatherings of the G.A.R. and W.R.C. Prominent coverage is given to the 76th, 77th, and 78th annual encampments of the G.A.R. and the 55th national convention of the W.R.C.
- Woman’s Relief Corps (U.S.) (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Use
Biographical / Historical
0.08 Cubic Feet (1 folder, 2 oversize folders)
Language of Materials
- Christmas cards
- Grand Army of the Republic. Department of Indiana
- Military veterans
- Societies and clubs
- Speeches, addresses, etc.
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
- Veterans -- Indiana
- Veterans -- Societies, etc.
- Women -- Indiana
- Women -- Societies and clubs
- Women's Relief Corps collection
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Script of description