Red Cross Service 2

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Item Details

Title

Red Cross Service 2

Subject

Military life
Military uniforms

Description

"Red Cross girls serving coffee & cookies - at a stand accessible to any, primarily to air crews returning from missions" From "Darkroom Soldier": "Support the Red Cross. From Milne Bay onward, Hill praised the Red Cross for their overseas 'Camp Services' and 'Club Services.' On Biak, he regularly visited this 'Canteen Corps' pavilion and enjoyed the drinks and snacks and company. Over the course of the war 163 million cups of coffee, 254 million doughnuts, and 121 million meals were served by the Canteen Corps (105,571 volunteers in 1942-43)." ("Darkroom Soldier" caption authored by George Venn)

Creator

Anonymous

Date

1945

Contributor

Helten, Paula (curator)

Rights

(c)Eastern Oregon University. This image is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution - Noncommercial - No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/us/). Acknowledgement of Eastern Oregon University as a source is required. For print quality images, prints, or high resolution tiff files, or commercial uses please contact the Library Director at Eastern Oregon University.

Identifier

2010.1.507

Spatial Coverage

Mindoro, The Philippines

Provenance

From the Collection of Fred Hill