U.S. women nurses parade; Navy Yeomen (female) and women Marines are reviewed, on Red Cross Day, in World War I, May 1918
Washington DC USA Date:1918, May Duration:56 sec Sound:NO SOUND
U.S. Nurses from wartime service units parade on Red Cross Day, in May, 1918, Washington, DC. Views of nurses in white uniforms and others in black, parading on the streets, accompanied by military bands. Red cross flags fly from various places along the streets. A mass of red cross flags near a reviewing stand. Secretary of the Navy, Josephus Daniels, walking with Naval officer and Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Franklin D. Roosevelt, inspecting rows of uniformed U.S. Navy women Yeomen (F) on a field in Washington DC. Behind Roosevelt, is Admiral William Shepherd Benson, the first Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), accompanied by Major General George Barnett, Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps. The tower of the Post Office Building is visible in background. The women yeomen parade on the field, watched from the sidelines by Secretary Daniels and Assistant Secretary Roosevelt, who is conversing with Admiral Benson. The sequence closes with women U.S. Marines, in uniform, on parade. (World War I; World War 1; WWI; WW1)
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