History

Images showing the long history of the American Red Cross.
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two people standing next to each other near a vehicle
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"Red Crossers Deploying to Support Our Troops" Photo from December 1970 at Tan Son Nhut Air Base, Vietnam. Red Cross worker Christine Foerster, 21, and Sgt. Thomas L. Micka of Mississippi, investigate the contents of his ditty bag. Sgt. Micka was on guard along the Tan Son Nhut air base perimeter in an armored personnel carrier. Photo by John E. Hendrickson/American Red Cross
an old black and white drawing of a man in bed with other people around him
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Refugees at the Bad Axe Hotel, Michigan forest fires of 1881. Charles Graham/American Red Cross. Read the full story: http://www.redcross.org/news/article/How-Has-Red-Cross-Fire-Response-Changed-Over-the-Years
#TBT Artist Elizabeth Black sketches troops in England,1944 w/ #RedCross. Every soldier's picture was mailed home. Image on Twitter from @RedCrossbloodGL Black Sketches, Wwii Soldiers, Charcoal Sketches, Ww2 Women, Nostalgic Photos, 1940s Women, Charcoal Sketch, Black Artists
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#TBT Artist Elizabeth Black sketches troops in England,1944 w/ #RedCross. Every soldier's picture was mailed home. Image on Twitter from @RedCrossbloodGL
black and white photograph of three women decorating a christmas tree
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Giving something meaningful has stood the test of time: a 1960 donor decorates a tree w/a #RedCross blood bottle. Posted on Twitter by @RedCrossBloodBH.
a man playing the recorder with another man sitting at a desk in front of him
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December, 1969 Vietnam War. Cam Ranh Bay, South Vietnam American Red Cross recreation worker Joan Christianson helps Sgt. Thomas E. Post as he wraps Christmas presents to send home in Red Cross recreation center at Cam Ranh Air Base.
two men and a woman are looking at something on a conveyor belt in a factory
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November 1969. Tuy Hoa, Vietnam. Airman 1st Class Ronald Ness, 507 Brookside Avenue, North Augusta, South Carolina, tries his hand at shuffleboard in Red Cross recreation room at the Tuy Hoa Air Force Base.
black and white photograph of men in uniform posing for the camera with one woman holding a coffee cup
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1944. Italy. With the US Army Air Forces. Their eyes are turned upward as they watch returning bombers circle the landing field.
a group of men standing next to each other in front of a food truck on a field
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August 1944. France. Red Cross clubmobile girls hand out doughnuts from an American Red Cross Clubmobile.
a group of people standing on the back of a train car that is being unloaded
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ARC clubmobile worker Elizabeth Williamson, Mitchell, South Dakota holds the tray, while Mary Teresi, 1946 SE 22nd, Portland, Oregon, does a neat balancing job to hand out doughnuts to obviously satisfied customers.