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Catalog Number 2003.38.95
Object Name Card, Membership
Accession number 2003.38
Description A card meant to serve as a Red Cross contract for Florence S. Battershill dated October 11, 1918.

The front of the card clarifies that for one year Florence gave her entire time to the service of the American Red Cross in return for 750 francs a month while in Paris or 600 francs a month when outside of Paris. It is signed by Florence at the bottom.

On the back, the card states that Florence agrees that the Red Cross would pay for transportation, monthly salary, but not for living expenses or any other expenses that might be incurred over time. It is signed again by Florence as well as a witness and the Associate Director Bureau of Personnel.


From the service of PFC Clarence A. Marlette Company B, 18th Infantry, 1st Division, then Headquarters Company, 1st Replacement Depot, then Sergeant in the American Red Cross, and the service of Florence S. Battershill, stenographer with the American Red Cross.
Date October 11, 1918
Year Range from 1918
Year Range to 1918
People Battershill, Florence S.
Subjects Contracts
Women
Search Terms Red Cross