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Title
American Red Cross volunteers of 1917-1918 preparing surgical dressings [picture]
Creator
Rogers, Edward A. "Doc," 1873-1960
Date Created and/or Issued
1918
Publication Information
Oakland Public Library
Oakland Tribune, Inc
Contributing Institution
Oakland Public Library, Oakland History Room and Maps Division
Collection
Selections from the Collections of the Oakland History Room and the Maps Division of the Oakland Public Library
Rights Information
Public domain
Material is in the public domain. No restrictions on use.
Description
Title from index card. The photograph depicts volunteer caregivers from the American Red Cross tending to sufferers of influenza during the great flu pandemic of 1917-1918. From the Joseph R. Knowland collection at the Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library. Number in collection : 273.
Type
image
Format
1 photograph : negative. b&w ; 10 x 13 cm.
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/kt0k4022fb
copl_056
Knowland Neg. 273
Subject
Influenza epidemic, 1918-1919 - California - Oakland - Pictorial works
Nurses - Portraits
Influenza - Treatment - Pictorial works
American Red Cross - History - Pictorial works
Place
Oakland (Calif.) - History - Pictorial works.

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