WWI Red Cross Nurse on the cover of The American Woman magazine, December 1917.

WWI Red Cross Nurse on the cover of The American Woman magazine, December 1917.

Have You a Red Cross Service Flag?   1918. Jesse Wilcox Smith, illustrator. Sentimental image by one of America's greatest women illustrators. This poster, promoting the Red Cross Service Flag, shows a young boy affixing a flag to his window. Only members of the Red Cross could display the flags and additional smaller stars were added for other dues paying household members. Very good condition.   28x21 Paper. Linen backed.

Have You a Red Cross Service Flag? 1918. Jesse Wilcox Smith, illustrator. Sentimental image by one of America's greatest women illustrators. This poster, promoting the Red Cross Service Flag, shows a young boy affixing a flag to his window. Only members of the Red Cross could display the flags and additional smaller stars were added for other dues paying household members. Very good condition. 28x21 Paper. Linen backed.

1854 – Florence Nightingale and a staff of 38 nurses are sent to the Crimean War. | Nursing Uniforms of the Past and Present - Nurse Uniforms History

1854 – Florence Nightingale and a staff of 38 nurses are sent to the Crimean War. | Nursing Uniforms of the Past and Present - Nurse Uniforms History

This is an additional interesting image of a woman actively taking part in the war effort rather than acting passively. Women, including Schiap, played a great role in the war even if not on the front lines.

This is an additional interesting image of a woman actively taking part in the war effort rather than acting passively. Women, including Schiap, played a great role in the war even if not on the front lines.

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