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Item ID# A2005.013.001
Title Red Cross minutes
Object Name Minutes
Dates of Creation 1940-1946
Creator Allenford Red Cross Society
Description This black soft-covered notebook has "Red Cross Minutes" inscribed inside the front cover. It contains minutes reflecting the order of business of the Allenford Red Cross Society meetings from January 22, 1940 to July 1946. The group met every few months and engaged in fundraising and other work related to the Second World War (WWII). Includes finanicial reports.

The organizational minutes indicate that this group was organized for the "Purpose of organizing for War Work" The group also provided aid for those in need in the community.

Minutes list executive members by surname, including: Aiken, Diebel, Broadfoot, Blakely, Rowe, Evans, Craig, Wain, Walker, Forsythe, McCulloch, Ryckman

Enclosed in the bookelt were two newspaper clippings: "Allenford Red Cross Contributors" for 1944 and 1945 listing names of people and the amount of funds donated.
Provenance These records were held by Harvey L. Plant, secretary of the Allenford Red Cross Society, and were donated to the Museum following his death.
Physical Description 1 volume ; 22.5 x 18 x 0.5 cm
Restrictions on Use Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any permissible use rests exclusively with the user.
Subjects Home front
Organizations
Red Cross Society
Second World War
Service clubs
People Aiken, Albert H.
Aiken, Earl
Ball, Sam
Evans, Allen
Evans, Norman
Plant, Harvey
Wain, John
Place Allenford
Amabel Township
Arran Township
Level of Description Item