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Oral History Interview with Marcine Lanham and Jean Shepherd, 1983

Description: Interview with Marcine Lanham, a Red Cross volunteer after Hurricane Alicia struck the Gulf Coast of Texas, and Jean Shepherd. Lanham and Shepherd both share their memories of the aftermath of Hurricane Alicia including work with the Red Cross helping clean up the damage caused by the hurricane.
Date: 1983
Creator: Mayo, Martha; Lanham, Marcine & Shepherd, Jean
Partner: Lee College

[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

[Annual Red Cross Meeting Officers]

Description: Photograph of two men in suits and one woman in a dress, at the Annual Red Cross Meeting. They are Officers identified from left to right as Vice Chair Bernis W. Sadler, Treasurer Ross James, and Secretary Dorothy Ingram. Handwriting on the back of the photograph dates it June 24, 1964.
Date: June 24, 1964
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Red Cross Nurses]

Description: Photograph of a large group of American Red Cross nurses seated together in front of a bandstand in League City. They are arranged in three rows with the first two sitting and the last row standing. Each Red Cross member is wearing a nurse's cap with the emblem on the front. An American flag is hanging behind them. According to handwritten notes on the back, two of the women on the right with the Red Cross flag draped over their laps are identified as Mrs. O.V. King and Mrs. John P. Atkinson.
Date: 191u
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Red Cross Worker Giving Coffee to Soldiers]

Description: Photograph of a woman from the Red Cross passing out coffee and donuts to American soldiers in France. She is standing at the back of a covered truck that has speakers on its roof. The soldiers have been identified left to right as Max Rubenstein, Jack Dinkin, unknown, Irwin Sternlicht, and unknown.
Date: 1945~
Creator: Jones, Zane E.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Woman with Don DeMoss]

Description: Photograph of Don DeMoss standing with a woman who worked with the Red Cross. DeMoss wears a top hat, and the woman holds another top hat by her side. Other soldiers crowd the open doorway of the building behind DeMoss and the woman.
Date: 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Pulling Truck Out of Mud]

Description: Photograph of a Red Cross truck stuck in the mud. A tank faces the truck, and appears to be pulling it out. There are soldiers on the tank, and others walk by the truck. Cecil Roberts is second from the left.
Date: 1944
Creator: Roberts, Cecil E.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Red Cross Sticker]

Description: Square sticker with a red cross inside a white circle, on a dark blue background. The words "Moisten gummed edges and apply to window" are at the bottom of the sticker.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Soldiers and Red Cross Worker]

Description: Photograph of John Sheehan speaking with a female Red Cross worker somewhere in Germany. The woman stands in front of a table covered in boxes and pans, and a bucket has been placed on several gas cans to the left. Buildings are visible in the background.
Date: [1941..1945]
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Red Cross Workers Among Soldiers]

Description: Photograph of a pair of uniformed women from the Red Cross standing among uniformed American soldiers. Jeeps can be seen behind the crowd in the background. "Germany" is handwritten along the lower right portion of the photo.
Date: [1944..1945]
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Three Red Cross Workers Among a Group of Soldiers]

Description: Photograph of a trio of uniformed Red Cross workers standing amid a crowd of American soldiers. The women are wearing jump suits, and two on the right are wearing dark glasses. Vehicles can be seen parked in the shadows of an overpass in the background. "Germany" is handwritten on the lower right portion of the photo.
Date: [1944..1945]
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Women by Clubmobile]

Description: Photograph of three unidentified women wearing trousers and tucked-in shirts standing in front of an automobile. The side of the truck reads: "American Red Cross Clubmobile 696 A.F.A.B Bestest "Lone Star"."
Date: [1941..1945]
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum