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Red Cross Supervisors, World War I, Valley City, N.D.
Red Cross Supervisors, World War I, Valley City, N.D.
TitleRed Cross Supervisors, World War I, Valley City, N.D.
Date of Original1918?
DescriptionGroup portrait of forty two female nurses, Red Cross supervisors, from Valley City, N.D. during a flu epidemic. They are wearing nurse uniforms and hats.
General SubjectPortraits
People
Women
Subject (LCTGM)Women
Nurses
Hats
Supervisors
Group portraits
Portraits
Portrait photographs
Influenza
Communicable diseases
Uniforms
Clothing & dress
LocationValley City (N.D.)
Barnes County (N.D.)
Decade1910-1919
Item NumberBC 6-31-1
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original18 x 24 cm.
Transcription"6.31.1" and "52"--Handwritten on back of photograph.
"Red Cross Supervisors, World War I, Valley City, North Dakota. These supervisors have been identified by last names only. Row 1 (front, l-r): Anfinson, Seymour, Cole, Williams, Ellis, Christianson, unknown. Row 2: Craswell, Sigurdson, Ployhar, Pray, Hanna, Beal, Cowell, McGee, Kneseth. Row 3: Krug, Chaffee, Blume, Zabel, Reed, Dedrich, Wyttenbach, Witter, Haaland, Bailey. Row 4: Upton, Peterson, Heidel, M.H. Moe, Messer, Bloom, Sale, Wold. Row 5: Hedstrom, Maasjo, S.F. Moe, Simpson, Boardwell, Diebler, Fitzgerald, Brunelle. Donated by Clayton Moe, Valley City, N.D."--Printed on card next to photograph.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Barnes County Historical Society has this image again, with the women's last names handwritten on each woman on the front of the photograph.
Biography/HistoryTaken around the 1918 Flu epidemic. Valley City did not get hit with the flu epidemic, so the nurses actually went out and worked at other places such as Jamestown, N.D.
Repository InstitutionBarnes County Historical Society
Repository CollectionBarnes County Historical Society Photograph Collection
Credit LineBarnes County Historical Society (BC 6-31-1)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Owned by Barnes County Historical Society.
Ordering InformationBarnes County Historical Society address:
315 Central Ave. N.
Valley City, ND 58072
Phone number: 701-845-0966
Fax: 701-845-4282
Email: bchistoricalsociety@hotmail.com
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2008-2009, NAR08-RC-10021-08
Digital IDdmBC6311
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