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Stage Women's War Relief records, bulk (1918-1919)

Title
Stage Women's War Relief records, 1892-1938, bulk (1918-1919)
Author
Stage Women's War Relief.

Details

Additional Authors
Humphreys, Daisy Hall.
Description
.6 linear foot (2 boxes)
Subjects
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Source (note)
  • Unknown
Biography (note)
  • Stage Women's War Relief was organized in New York City at the beginning of World War I to coordinate the efforts of volunteers among women in the theatre.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
MssCol 2856
Author
Stage Women's War Relief.
Title
Stage Women's War Relief records, 1892-1938, bulk (1918-1919)
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Summary
Collection consists of correspondence and other records of the Stage Women's War Relief as well as some papers of Daisy Humphreys, National Chairman of the Press Dept. Records include correspondence, 1918-1919; music and short plays performed at bond rallies and troop centers; and printed matter. Humphreys's papers contain correspondence, 1927-1938; and programs, 1890s, and magazines, 1914, concerning her acting career and interest in the French stage.
Biography
Stage Women's War Relief was organized in New York City at the beginning of World War I to coordinate the efforts of volunteers among women in the theatre. They provided hospital supplies and clothing for soldiers in Europe, conducted Liberty Loan drives, arranged entertainments and stage performances for troops, and opened a canteen in 1918 for soldiers and sailors in New York City.
Occupation
Actors.
Added Author
Humphreys, Daisy Hall.
Research Call Number
MssCol 2856
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