Female War Workers

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Record 572/678
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Collection Daily Northwestern
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Description Gelatin print of Female War Workers.
Year Range from 1917
Event World War I
Year range to 1918
Medium Photographic Paper
Notes Outdoor view of ten Female War Workers. They wear white uniform dresses and dark scarves with dark straw hats. Each is wearing an armband on their left sleeve, which appears to be an eagle. These are possibly members of the American Red Cross Motor Corps. Winnebago County Red Cross formed a Motor Corps detachment in October 1918 from the City Council of Defence Motor Corps. Members had no uniforms, but wore the Red Cross regulation hat and arm insignia. The provided transportation for the Visiting Nurse Association, Associated Charities and service men.
Object ID P1930.2.47
Object Name Postcard, Photographic
Place Oshkosh, WI
Print size 3" x 4.25"
Subjects World War I
War work
Group Photographs
American Red Cross
American Red Cross Motor Corps
Title Female War Workers
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