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Catalog Number 2017.008.052
Object Name Print, Photographic
Title Red Cross Sewing Club, c. 1915
Date 1915
Description Black and white photograph of a group of 16 women wearing white dresses and wimples with red crosses on them; several are sitting behind sewing machines and others are hand-sewing items. On back is handwritten, " Seated from left / Gayton - Staples - Bolitho - Gow - Schaul Service Larison / Standing 3 on left / Woodridge - Gilbert - Woods / on right standing / Reed - Benson - Goetze." At bottom corner is written "Red Cross Sew Club." A note accompanying photo reads "The women of Golden's Red Cross sewing club, c. 1915. During World War a wave of patriotism surged thorughout town and many rsidents became active in the war effort. Many women became active in the Red Cross organization. One of their tireless efforts included hand-knitting wool socks for soldiers."
Copyright All rights belong to Golden History Museums, City of Golden, without restriction.
Collection Permanent
Caption Golden's Red Cross Sewing Club c. 1915
People Goetze (Gay), Irene
Search Terms Colorado National Guard Armory
Red Cross