Keywords: Red Cross
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Contributed by: Abel J. Morneault Memorial Library
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Contributed by: Princeton Public Library
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When America entered the Great War in 1917, the government sent out pleas for help from American women, many of whom responded at the battle front and on the home front.
Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.
In 1954, November 11 became known as Veterans Day, a time to honor American veterans of all wars. The holiday originated, however, as a way to memorialize the end of World War I, November 11, 1918, and to "perpetuate peace through good will and mutual understanding between nations." Mainers were involved in World War I as soldiers, nurses, and workers on the homefront aiding the military effort.
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Estelle M. Tatterson (1852-1934) Red Cross cart in bicycle parade, Biddeford, 1917 Item 31001 infoMcArthur Public Library In eulogizing her…
… in the Ice Storm What part did the American Red Cross play in the ice storm of ’98? The storm hit most of New England and parts of Canada, and…
… they were able to navigate the bureaucratic red tape of crossing the Iron Curtain and plan a tour in the Soviet Union as Nowick had hoped.
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by Bob Small
How the Vietnam war affected my life
by Jim Barrows
A poem about being a medic, saving Vietnamese people and babies. Sometimes we trusted too much.
by Vera Cleaves
West Point during World War II