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Catalog Number 00.17.4
Object Name Red Cross Medal
Description American Red Cross service medal suspended from a ribbon. Circular, gilt medal has blue and white enamel, domed surface with a red cross. White enamel in center and blue enamel border encirclling it, with a narrow gold rim. Gold printing on the blue enamel says, / Service / American Red Cross /. Dark red raised enamel cross is in center of white enamel. Grosgrain ribbon is navy blue with a thin white, vertical stripe in the center. Ribbon is suspended from a gilt and blue enamel bar pin at top which says, / Foreign Service / in gold lettering.
Date 1917
People Smith, Molly B.
Red Cross Nurse
Women's Overseas Service League
Parsons, Mildred
Subjects american Red Cross
Foreign Service
Search Terms Molly B. Smith, American Red Cross, World War I, Women's Overseas Service League
Other Name Foreign Service Medal
Provenance Belonged to Molly B. Smith, American Red Cross nurse in WWI, giver to Mae Morse and by her to Mildred Parsons for the Women's Overseas Service League, Tucson Unit, in May 1956,