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1942 American Red Cross Canteen Corps


1942 American Red Cross Canteen Corps



[typewritten note taped to back of photograph:].American Red Cross Canteen Corps. World War II..Left to right:.Bottom row:Felice Slovene, Lil Becker Diamonstein, Sophia Elserman-Fleischer, Brunette Eisenman Kaufman, Esther Fenigsohn, Hattie Wasserman Eisenman..Middle row: Unidentified, Esther Beskin, Kate Sachs, Bernice Schwartz Ellenson, Sadie Blechman, Rena Nachman Kates, Adelaide Wolf..Top row: Unidentified, Lorraine Blechman Drucker, Hilda Gross Levinson, Edie Greenwood...Taken in front of the Red Corss Building, Newport News, Virginia 1942...Collection of THE PENINSULA JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY founded in 1986 to preserve the history of Peninsula Jewry, Hampton Newport News, Williamsburg, James and York Counties, Virginia...We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions of the original physical version of apply though; if you're unsure please visit the Jewish Women's Archive ( ) website.

Images of American Jewish Women and World War II: The stories and documents of American Jews who lived through World War II, as well as the materials they saved from the war years, are in danger of being lost forever. The Jewish Women’s Archive is dedicated to uncovering, chronicling, and transmitting to a broad public the rich history of American Jewish women. One of the first Jewish organizations to recognize and invest in the potential of the Internet for academic, cultural, archival, and educational purposes, JWA continues to use technology to collect and share Jewish women's stories. Its innovative website,, provides free access to a wide range of resources on American Jewish women, past and present, celebrated and unknown.

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