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World War I Scenes

Description: Copy negative of two pictures from France in World War I. The first is of the obelisk in the Place de la Concorde in Paris. There is a fence around the monument, and there are buildings behind it. The picture on the right is of uniformed soldiers standing in line for Red Cross services in a building.
Date: 1914~
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Women in a Cafeteria]

Description: Glass slide of several women and girls standing in a cafeteria, setting up food, during Operation Recheck in Galveston, Texas. The woman in the front empties a bag of cookies into a large shallow bowl. A Red Cross flag hangs from the ceiling in the background.
Date: February 26, 1958
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT

[Red Cross Nurses After the Tornado in Knox City]

Description: Copy negative of a group of five women nurses standing outside of a building. The nurses are wearing uniforms consisting of a hat and dress with a Red Cross symbol. A soldier is standing behind the nurses. In the background, there are two Red Cross flags hanging from the building; a sign in one of the windows says "Tax [Office] Hours 8 to 5 Saturday 8-12."
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Tornado in Knox City

Description: Copy negative of two women sitting on bleachers after a tornado. One woman is wearing a military uniform, and is holding and feeding a baby. The other woman is standing above her holding a sign that says "American Red Cross Disaster Relief Headquarters." In the foreground, there are two school desks.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Tornado in Knox City

Description: Copy negative of a group of people in an unidentified building after a tornado. Two women, one wearing a nurse uniform, are sitting at a table with a sign hanging from it that says "Registration." In the background, there are men standing, and men and women wearing military uniforms sitting in bleachers.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Tornado in Knox City

Description: Copy negative of a group of people in an unidentified building after a tornado. Three women are sitting at a table in the foreground; two of the women are wearing Red Cross uniforms. A sign hanging from the table says "Registration." Behind them, a man is holding a sign that says "Clothing," and a woman is holding up a sign that says "First Aid." In the background, there are people sitting in bleachers.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Tornado in Knox City

Description: Copy negative of a group of women nurses outside of an unidentified building. In the foreground, one nurse is standing beside a car that says "America Red Cross Bexar County Chapter" on the door. In the background, there are five nurses and one woman standing behind a truck with its back doors open; the truck says "Canteen Service" and "American Red Cross Bexar County Chapter" on the side.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Red Cross Function

Description: Photograph of a group of men holding pieces of fabric with the Red Cross symbol. Some of the men have the fabric pieces against the windows of cards parked on the street. The men are wearing suits and others appear to have military uniforms. A "YMCA" sign can be seen in the background.
Date: 1958
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Red Cross Function

Description: Photograph of a group of men holding pieces of fabric with the Red Cross symbol. Some of the men have the fabric pieces against the windows of cards parked on the street. The men are wearing suits and others appear to have military uniforms. A "YMCA" sign can be seen in the background.
Date: 1958
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Red Cross Function

Description: Photograph of two men wearing suits and ties holding a piece of fabric with the Red Cross symbol in the middle of it. There are tables and chairs along the walls of the room and behind the two men. A large Red Cross symbol is hanging on the curtain on the stage in the background.
Date: 1958
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Red Cross Function

Description: Photograph of a two women and a man standing behind a table. The man is wearing a suit and has what appears to be a pamphlet in his hand. One of the women has a Red Cross patch on her jacket sleeve. On the table, there are crosses on top of the word "GIVE!" A large red cross symbol can be seen on the stage behind them.
Date: 1958
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Red Cross Headquarters]

Description: Photograph of Red Cross Headquarters. The building is located at Fort Bliss, Texas. In this image is an automobile in front of the building. There are also people standing in front of the entrance of the building.
Date: 1910~
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Rescue workers taking a break after the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

Description: Two rescue workers stand near the open back end of a Red Cross canteen truck take a break from rescue efforts for victims of the 1947 Texas City Disaster. Three Red Cross workers can be seen inside the vehicle which is stacked with cartons of food and drink and a mini-kitchen. A man stands outside the vehicle on the right side. Behind him, debris, railroad freight cars and the grain elevator are visible. On the far left in the background is a large cloud of dark smoke and metal debris.
Date: April 16, 1947
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[An American Red Cross truck provides refreshments for rescue workers after the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

Description: Five rescue workers stand in front of a Red Cross canteen truck. Two women are handing out coffee and food to the workers. On the side of the vehicle is lettered "American Red Cross Galveston County Chapter." At the far right in the background is the grain elevator with visible damage to the top part of the structure. Clouds of smoke fill the sky.
Date: April 16, 1947
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[News Script: Home nurses]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Tarrant County Red Cross teaching home nursing classes to civilians in Fort Worth, in order to free up professional nurses in case of national emergency.
Date: February 9, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: War hero helps blood center]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Captain Raymond Harvey, a Korean war veteran helping the Dallas Red Cross by recruiting blood donors.
Date: December 21, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections