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Gathering up the refugees. Getting together the women and children of Poland, left homeless by the ravages of war, is one of the tasks under taken by the American Red Cross relief workers in this unhappy country. Found living in hovels under the most insanitary conditions, they are brought to a central point, given a bath and clean clothing and transported to places free from the typhus epidemic. Those infected with typhus are isolated and nursed back to health

Gathering up the refugees. Getting together the women and children of ...

Title, date and notes from Red Cross caption card. Photographer name or source of original from caption card or negative sleeve: Paris Office. Group title: Refugees. Poland. Gift; American National Red Cross 19... More

Members of the A.R.C. Commission to Poland were photographed in front of their Warsaw headquarters before breaking up into units to attach the typhus epidemic. They went into the cities, towns and villages in the immense territory east of the River Bug where the people were hit hardest by the ravages of war. Many of them went to Brest Litowski where the Germans force the Russians to sign the document known to the world as the treaty of Brest-Litowski. Others scattered up closer to the fighting fronts in places like Pinsk, Kowel and Rawaruska

Members of the A.R.C. Commission to Poland were photographed in front ...

Title, date and notes from Red Cross caption card. Group title: Poland (Personnel) Gift; American National Red Cross 1944 and 1952. General information about the American National Red Cross photograph collectio... More

Serbia. American Red Cross. Patients being brought to Hospital at Belgrade in Bullock Carts during Typhus Epidemic

Serbia. American Red Cross. Patients being brought to Hospital at Belg...

Title and notes from Red Cross caption card. Photographer name or source of original from caption card or negative sleeve: A.R.C. Commission to Serbia. Group Title: Transportation, Serbia. On caption card: DO N... More

"Americans Gave Life Fighting Here." A view of Kavalla, Greece, where the American Red Cross put up its most desparate fight against the typhus epidemic that was sweeping over the Balkans

"Americans Gave Life Fighting Here." A view of Kavalla, Greece, where ...

Title, date and notes from Red Cross caption card. Photographer name or source of original from caption card or negative sleeve: ARC Paris Office. Group title: Greece. Gift; American National Red Cross 1944 and... More