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0255: Catherine Bliss Enslow Papers
Marshall University Archives and Special Collections
Junior Red Cross of Huntington in 1918 , (Junior Red Cross Auzxillary), b&w. Notes on back read: I was chairman of this Red Cross Unit, and with the assistance of Mrs. C. K. Oxley and Miss Malcom, organized and conducted it during the summer of 1918. We named it the Florence Nightingale Junior Red Cross. We raised money to adopt 4 French orphans, and did a tremendous amount of knitting, 250 lovely scrapbooks for soldiers, Belgian garments for children, bun wipes, crocheted faces cloths, etc. We started with 35 girls and about 75 belonged when work ended. We worked every forenoon at the Armory. (Attached list of the girls that were members) The unit was a junior auxillary to Unit #36.
Subject Terms: Huntington, W. Va. American Red Cross Junior Red Cross
People: Purdy, Mrs. Walter Oxley, mrs. C. K. Malcom, Lorena Nightingale, Florence
"Junior Red Cross of Huntington, 1918" (1918). 0255: Catherine Bliss Enslow Papers, 1890-1972. 40.