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1943 Article WWII Wartime England American Red Cross Buildings Servicemen LF5
1943 Article WWII Wartime England American Red Cross Buildings Servicemen LF5
1943 Article WWII Wartime England American Red Cross Buildings Servicemen LF5
1943 Article WWII Wartime England American Red Cross Buildings Servicemen LF5
1943 Article WWII Wartime England American Red Cross Buildings Servicemen LF5
1943 Article WWII Wartime England American Red Cross Buildings Servicemen LF5
1943 Article WWII Wartime England American Red Cross Buildings Servicemen LF5
1943 Article WWII Wartime England American Red Cross Buildings Servicemen LF5
1943 Article WWII Wartime England American Red Cross Buildings Servicemen LF5

1943 Article WWII Wartime England American Red Cross Buildings Servicemen LF5

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This is an original 1943 nine-page article (five pages, four being double-sided) "Red Cross Fun" on what American Organization does for U. S. servicemen in England. This article features various images of a soldier consulting US Map to see if anyone is there from his hometown in London's Washington Club; the American Red Cross Service Club and the American Red Cross Washington Club buildings; American Soldiers and British Women's Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF) at a Red Cross Club; the pool room of Belfast Club with a mural by Stars and Stripes artist, Dick Wingert; soldiers line up at canteen of Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt's club which disposes of 400 dozen doughnuts daily; Noel Coward entertaining American soldiers at his London apartment; a famous American movie actress, Lady Jersey pouring tea for U. S. Officers in her Richmond home; Andrew Carnegie and Mrs. J. Gordon Thomson opening her Edinburgh home to soldiers and sailors; Harry Lauder, a veteran Scottish comedian; Mrs. Rupert Brooke and son Philip during a family dinner; Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt. This article also features images of women workers including: Anne Douglas of Savannah, Georgia; Patricia Hartnett of Washington, D. C., an airline hostess at Hans Crescent Club in London; Adelaide Johnson of New York; Mary Alice Sturdevant, a teacher from Washington, D. C.; Lillian Tifft, a nurse and first-aid worker; Rose Marie Smith, a social worker from Atlanta, Georgia; Gladys Martin of Topeka Kansas; Henrine Ward, a welfare worker from Chicago; and Magnolia Latimer, a sociologist from Atlanta.

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CONDITION

This 68+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Print Article; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 10 x 14 inches; 25 x 36 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: wartime, WW2, US armed forces, G. I., military, VAD workers, Virginia Cherrill, Midlothian Home Guard, tour of London, AEF boys, Edinburgh Castle, Vine-clad cottages, Luss village, Loch Lomond, Alice Sunbarger, Rick, Mrs Elizabeth Rickenbacker

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