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[Photograph of Red Cross nurses in Clubmobile]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09823.02 Author/Creator: Place Written: Chattanooga, Tennessee Type: Photograph Date: no date Pagination: 1 photograph ; 25.4 x 20.5 cm.

Summary of Content: One undated photograph of four Red Cross nurses inside of a Clubmobile. The four nurses identified are Charlene F. Wharton, Mary L. Divers, Lois E. Brown, and Lydia L. Gadsen.


Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: Red CrossNursesMedical HistoryAfrican American HistoryAfrican AmericansWomen's History

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