Our Collection

At the Institute’s core is the Gilder Lehrman Collection, one of the great archives in American history. More than 70,000 items cover five hundred years of American history, from Columbus’s 1493 letter describing the New World to soldiers’ letters from World War II and Vietnam. Explore primary sources, visit exhibitions in person or online, or bring your class on a field trip.

[Photograph of seven nurses enrolled into the American Red Cross]

NOT AVAILABLE DIGITALLY Online access and copy requests are not available for this item. If you would like us to notify you when it becomes available digitally, please email us at reference@gilderlehrman.org and include the catalog item number.

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09823.10 Author/Creator: Place Written: New York, New York Type: Photograph Date: 12 March 1948 Pagination: 1 photograph ; 20.7 x 25.9 cm.

Summary of Content: One photograph dated March 12, 1948 of seven nurses enrolled into the American Red Cross. On the reverse side a typed note pertains to the enrollment process in New York and identifies those photographed. Names included are Hazel Craig, Sister Mary Angela, Sister M. Rose Xavier, Ellen E. Huggins, H. Lowella Carter, Mary Wilder and Marth Erskine.

People:

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: Red CrossNursesMedical HistoryAfrican American HistoryAfrican AmericansWomen's HistoryVolunteers

Sub Era:

Order a Copy Citation Guidelines for Online Resources