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    • [Red Cross workers enjoy fresh milk, 1946]

    • 1946
    • Ruth White and three co-workers enjoy glasses of fresh milk, for which they traded their liquor rations, while stationed at the Buckner Bay (Nakagusuku Bay), Okinawa, in 1946. The women are in their quarters and sit on the bunks made for them by...
    • WV0089 Ruth White Papers
    • [Red Cross workers at Mardi Gras, circa 1946]

    • 1946-02
    • Dorothy Coley (right) and friends, including fellow Red Cross members in uniform, celebrate the first Mardi Gras after World War II in New Orleans, Louisiana, in February 1946.
    • WV0117 Dorothy Coley Papers
    • [Red Cross clubmobile, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Mary Haynsworth Mathews leans out the passenger side window of a Red Cross Clubmobile while taking coffee and donuts to servicemen in Germany in the summer of 1945. The markings on the vehicle include the "Super 6th" Armored Division,"Cheyenne,"...
    • WV0119 Mary Haynsworth Mathews Collection, 1944 - 1945
    • [Red Cross workers serve coffee to servicemen, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Red Cross workers serve the men of the 386th Bomber Squadron outside a building in New Essex, England, circa 1944. In the center of the mass of servicemen, two women, including one in the ARC military welfare service uniform, serve coffee.
    • WV0119 Mary Haynsworth Mathews Collection, 1944 - 1945
    • [Red Cross cottage in Norwich, England, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Uniformed men walk in front of the Red Cross cottage at "the broads" (on the water) in Norwich, England, circa 1943. Two boats are tied up in front of it, and another uniformed man stands on the porch.
    • WV0099 Margaret Greene Papers
    • [Red Cross workers serving airmen, 1944]

    • 1944-07-04
    • Red Cross workers serve food to a line of U.S. airmen at a Fourth of July picnic in Norwich, England, on July 4, 1944.
    • WV0099 Margaret Greene Papers
    • [Red Cross workers serve airmen at picnic, 1944]

    • 1944-07-04
    • Red Cross workers, including Margaret Greene (center), roast hotdogs and serve a line of U.S. airmen at a Fourth of July picnic in Norwich, England, in 1944. The bottom is signed "In memory of a swell 4th of July 1944 with a lovely person. Jack R."
    • WV0099 Margaret Greene Papers
    • [Red Cross workers in Moroccan garden, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Red Cross members Lt. Paul Majarus (possibly an Army Medical Corps member), Dorothy, Chaplain Wensler(" and Bernice Bonner sit in a garden in Morocco, circa 1944.
    • WV0189 Bernice Bonner Papers
    • [Red Cross members in Morocco, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Red Cross personnel Dorothy, a chaplain, Lt. Paul Majarus (possibly an Army Medical Corps member), and Bernice Bonner sit on a bench in Morocco, circa 1944.
    • WV0189 Bernice Bonner Papers
    • [Red Cross day room in Morocco, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Photo inside the Red Cross day room tent in Morocco, circa 1944. Three men sit at tables in the room, which appears to be lined with books.
    • WV0189 Bernice Bonner Papers
    • [Red Cross workers and a soldier, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • A soldier sits on a fence, with his arm wrapped around a Red Cross worker. Another Red Cross worker sits on the ground in front of them, circa 1945.
    • WV0234 Helen Bolling Potts Papers
    • [Red Cross Clubmobile, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • An American Red Cross Clubmobile is parked near the coast in England, circa 1945. A Red Cross worker can be seen to the left.
    • WV0234 Helen Bolling Potts Papers
    • [Red Cross workers at Stuartholme school, 1944]

    • 1944-07
    • A group of Red Cross workers pose on the steps of Stuartholme, a Catholic school for girls in Brisbane, Australia, that served as home of the 42nd General Hospital in July 1944. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Red Cross servicemen and women, South Australia, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Colonel Baird, an unidentified woman, Peg Graveur, and Lieutenant Bill Leiziar sit on a hill in South Australia in 1944. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Red Cross workers in Brisbane, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Five female Red Cross workers, including Esther Gilbert (far right) pose with a serviceman outside the ARC's Queenscliff facility in Brisbane in late 1944. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Red Cross workers sit on a tarmac in Australia, 1944]

    • 1944-11
    • Five Red Cross workers in fatigues sit on a bench on a tarmac in front of an airplane while in Australia in November 1944. The women, stationed at the U.S. Pacific Theater headquarters in Noumea, New Caledonia, appear to be wearing the WAC (Women's...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Red Cross billets in Tacloban, Philippines, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Red Cross billet of Esther Gilbert in Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines, in 1945. The quarters are surrounded by palm trees and drying laundry hangs on clotheslines attached to the building. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Red Cross club at Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1945]

    • 1945
    • The exterior of the Red Cross club in Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, in 1945. According to Esther Gilbert, this facility, surrounded by tropical trees, was typical of Red Cross clubs in the Pacific. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Red Cross workers primp in front of bombed building, 1945]

    • 1945-08-01
    • Five Red Cross workers in fatigues pose as if primping using a compact mirror being held out by Ginnie Bowman. The group, which also includes Dody Hamlin (far right) stands in front of a damaged building labeled "Power Room No. 3" on the island of...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946

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