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American Red Cross


Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

American National Red Cross Cap or Beanie Knitting Pattern

Identifier: MS-3920

Collection contains a one-page pamphlet distributed by the American National Red Cross in 1941. It provides instructions for knitting a "cap or beanie," with descriptions for two and four needle styles. The pamphlet lists materials needed for the project, and an image of a finished cap is printed on the back.

Dates: 1941 February

Bridgeman, Jacqueline, 2020 January 09


Video interview with Jacqueline Bridgeman, an emergency responder with the American Red Cross, conducted by Steven Smith. Bridgeman recounts coming into Gatlinburg to manage a relief shelter and the steady realization about the severity of the disaster. She also discusses the challenges faced in gathering resources to serve the community and the difficulties in reaching certain branches of the community.

Dates: 2020 January 09

Britton, Dianne, 2020 January 10


Video interview with Dianne Britton, volunteer with the American Red Cross, conducted by Margie Nichols. Britton discusses her role with the Red Cross in connecting survivors with mental health resources. She also recounts some of the general feelings and mood found in the shelters, and compares this disaster to others that she has experienced.

Dates: 2020 January 10

Pryor, Marty, 2020 January 09


Video interview with Marty Pryor, retired social worker and volunteer with American Red Cross, conducted by Ken Wise. Pryor discusses the aid she provided during the relief efforts for the wildfires. She also talks about the ways in which the community bonded during and after the disaster.

Dates: 2020 January 09

Sheets, Alan, 2019 November 09


Video interview with Alan Sheets, an emergency responder with American Red Cross, conducted by Ken Wise. Sheets details the process of establishing a relief shelter during a crisis. He discusses the challenges posed by the fire in terms of how many were impacted and the initial chaos that needed to be addressed. He also praises the community for its ability to come together during this time with necessary donations and services.

Dates: 2019 November 09

Veda Bateman Collection

Identifier: CSWS-0261

This collection includes photocopies of photographs from Veda Bateman’s service with the American Red Cross during World War II. Also included are two buttons, one from the Red Cross, and with the Nazi Eagle insignia.

Dates: circa 1945

Additional filters:

Archival Record 4
Collection 2
Public shelters 2
Social service 1
Volunteer workers in mental health 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Europe. 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States. 1