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The Gray Ladies of the American Red Cross

The Gray Ladies of the American Red Cross


The Grand Rapids "Gray Ladies" in the gray uniforms with white collars and cuffs are:

Top row: Bernice Plaski, Ms. Barnes, Ms. Sabali, Ms. Frindley, Gladys Knudson, Marjorie Hendricks, Pat Marcellus, Ms. VanDusen, & Ms. Grabler

Bottom row:  Ginny Meeker, Ms. Suxford, Jean Burne, Irene Endeas, Ms. Cameroon, Carol Seeley, Edna Hollenbeck, Ms. Grabler  

The names of Theresa Beyer & Gladys Hillson are also included.  


Full Details

TitleThe Gray Ladies of the American Red Cross
FormatPhotograph: Posted January 27, 2014

The "Gray Ladies", a volunteer group of the American Red Cross, which was founded in 1918 at Walter Reed Army Hospital, provided non-medical care. The members, in their gray uniform with white collars and cuffs, were affectionately known as Gray Ladies to the wounded soldiers. 


Location In PhotoGrand Rapids MI
CollectionSandy Spangler

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