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    • [Red Cross workers and a soldier, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • WV0234 Helen Bolling Potts Papers
    • 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.
    • [Red Cross Clubmobile, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • WV0234 Helen Bolling Potts Papers
    • An American Red Cross Clubmobile is parked near the coast in England, circa 1945. A Red Cross worker can be seen to the left.
    • Oral history interview with Helen Bolling Potts, 2003

    • 2003-06-19
    • WV0234 Helen Bolling Potts Papers
    • Primarily documents Helen Bolling Potts' service in the American Red Cross during World War II.

      Topics from Potts time in the service include: her mother's reaction to her enlistment; reasons for joining the Red Cross; accompanying French...
    • [Letter from Helen Bolling Potts to Mary Channing Coleman, 1944]

    • 1944-09-18
    • WV0234 Helen Bolling Potts Papers
    • Letter written by recent graduate Helen Bolling (Potts) to her former professor Mary Channing Coleman on 18 September 1944. This letter discusses the difficulties that the Red Cross Clubmobile or "donut wagon" women faced while serving in France...
    • American Red Cross postcard [circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • WV0234 Helen Bolling Potts Papers
    • This American Red Cross postcard depicts soldiers standing outside a Red Cross Clubmobile, in Great Britain, circa 1945. All soldiers are in full combat uniform, with helmets and guns. The back of the postcard reads:"Red Cross Clubmobiles staffed...
    • American Red Cross postcard [circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • WV0234 Helen Bolling Potts Papers
    • This American Red Cross postcard depicts two Red Cross workers doing "voluntary K.P" in a Clubmobile, circa 1945. The back reads:"Red Cross Clubmobiles staffed by American Girls bring free hot coffee and doughnuts, cigarettes, gum, candy, etc.,...

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