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Harriet B. Sanders World War I scrapbook

Harriet B. Sanders World War I scrapbook

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Creator: Sanders, Harriet B
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Date: 1918-1926 (bulk 1918-1919)
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Description:
Harriet Beatrice Sanders (1893-), of Helena, Montana, served with American Red Cross, with the Southern Zone staff, in Hyères, France, from September 1918 to May 1919.
Purchased from Pickering & Chatto on the George B. Alvord Fund, 2014.
Chiefly in English; some material in French.
Stamp on front cover: Harriet B. Sanders, American Red Cross, France.
Abstract:
Scrapbook contains photographs, documents, manuscript material, newspaper clippings, and printed ephemera documenting Sanders's service with the American Red Cross in Hyères, France from fall 1918 through summer 1919. Approximately 475 black-and-white photographs document the Château San Salvadour, which served as the headquarters of the Red Cross, buildings and locations in Hyères and on the Mediterranean Coast of France and elsewhere, soldiers, and civilians. Other materials include documents and ephemera relating to Sanders's service and travel, clippings about Sanders, and correspondence, including several memos from the Red Cross, and one autograph letter, signed, from Charlotte Renaux, written in 1921. Issues of the Hyeres Weekly News, published by the Red Cross, contain contributions from Edith Wharton.
Physical Description:
1 scrapbook ; 26 x 36 cm.
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Box 1
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Folder 1
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The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 12081066
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