American Red Cross
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: The American Red Cross (ARC), also known as The American National Red Cross, is a humanitarian organization that provides emergency assistance, disaster relief, and disaster preparedness education in the United States. It is the designated US affiliate of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and the United States movement to the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: Mss 199
Identifier: Mss 085
Overview Herbert Kohn and his parents and brothers were Holocaust survivors who emigrated from Germany in 1939. The Kohn family settled in Columbus, Georgia. The papers consist of Correspondence, 1940-1942, an Iron Cross certificate issued to Leo Kohn, 1936, and immigration documents, 1938-1942. Researchers studying the Herbert Kohn Family Papers will gain...
Dates: 1936 - 1945
Identifier: Mss 037
Overview Isidor Jacobs and his wife Lizzie were active in a wide variety of community organizations. He was instrumental in creating the Know Your Neighbor Club on the 1700 block of Noble Drive in Atlanta to break down the barriers between different races and religions. The papers include minutes from the Ladies Hebrew Charity Association, 1913-1918, and brochures, invitations, programs, and newspaper clippings from the American Red Cross, B'nai...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1911 - 1955
Identifier: Mss 161
Overview Rabbi Isaac E. Marcuson was the spiritual leader at Temple Beth Israel, Macon, Georgia, for over 58 years. The bulk of the collection contains letters and requests for materials published for and by the Central Conference of American Rabbis. Additional correspondence can be found in subject specific folders. The collection contains material concerning World War II and the efforts in Macon to assist Jews escaping Nazi persecution prior to and after World War II.
Dates: 1915 - 1984
Identifier: Mss 176
Overview Rebecca Rosenbaum Gentile served with the Red Cross and the International Refugee Organization following World War II. The collection consists of journals kept by Rebecca Rosenbaum while serving with the Red Cross and with the International Refugee Organization; correspondence and records...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1924 - 1979