Russian Society of the Red Cross postcards, approximately 1900-1930s
- approximately 1900-1930s
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for use.
Early History of the Russian Society of the Red Cross
Important members of this Society included the Community of Sisters of Mercy, or the Sisters of Mercy for short. A charitable women’s organization which had its roots in the Russian-Turkish War, it was known for training professional nurses, particularly during World War I.
Source: http://www.encspb.ru/object/2855709981?lc=en Source: http://www.pravoslavie.ru/english/93158.htm
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Part of the Special Collections Repository
The Sheridan Libraries
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