112 Years of Service by Joanne Gillespie Harris
History of Philadelphia Chapter NSDAR

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In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the names Clothier, Barnes, Wetherill, Elkins, etc. probably helped elicit interest in a new woman's organization soon to be chartered in Washington DC. This small group of 13 soon became hundreds of volunteers who met merchant ships, rolled bandages for WWI, attended many naturalization ceremonies and began the first local Red Cross division. Deeply entwined in the late 1800 history of Philadelphia and Valley Forge, this Chapter continues to exert as much aid and influence now as then.
 

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Published June 13, 2015 by Outskirts Press. 560 pages
Genres: History.