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Atlanta Chapter Report, American Red Cross

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MF005

Abstract

The Atlanta Chapter Report, American Red Cross is a single issue of the Atlanta Chapter's newsletter, dated March 1947. It contains an article concerning a flu epidemic on the Georgia Tech campus.

Dates

  • 1947

Creator

General Physical Description note

(one archival folder)

Restrictions: Access

None.

Restrictions: Use

Permission to publish materials from this collection must be obtained from the Head of Archives and Special Collections.

Extent

0.05 Linear Feet

Scope and Contents

The Atlanta Chapter Report, American Red Cross is a single issue of the Atlanta Chapter's newsletter, dated March 1947 (volume 1, number 6). It contains a front-page article on the assistance provided by the Chapter's Nurses Aides during a flu epidemic on the Georgia Tech campus in late February 1947. The nurses aides, listed in the article, worked three shifts a day to care for the ill students.

Administrative History of the Atlanta Chapter, American Red Cross

In 1947, the Atlanta Chapter, American Red Cross reached over 2,000 servicemen, veterans, and their families monthly through its Home Service division. Other major divisions of the Atlanta Chapter included First Aid, Water Safety, Accident Prevention, Home Nursing, Nutrition Service, and Junior Red Cross, but the Chapter offered eighteen continuous services. The March 1947 newsletter, distributed as a fundraising tool, highlighted the Chapter's activities. At that time, Oby T. Brewer served as chairman of the Atlanta Chapter.

Other Finding Aids

A print copy of this finding aid is available in the Georgia Tech Archives reading room.

Provenance

The Library and Information Center purchased this item in 2000 (Accession #2001.009).

General Physical Description note

(one archival folder)

Processing Information

Susan J. Illis processed this item in 2001.
Title
Inventory of the Atlanta Chapter Report, American Red Cross, 1947
Subtitle
MF005
Status
completed
Author
Susan J. Illis
Date
Copyright 2001.
Description rules
finding aid updated using rlg best practice guidelines for encoded archival description.
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives, Library, Georgia Institute of Technology Repository

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