Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1770-1963 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: Connecticut State Library, Hartford, CT
Newspaper Page Text
Your Red Cross faces, tlie task in its long history This Is tKe most Important appeal /or funds in the his tory of the American Red Cross. After three years of war the work of your Red Cross is greater than ever. It must serve millions of our fight ing men abroad. Lonely men. Homesick men. Wounded men. The Red Cross, always at their side, helps to bring them cheer and comfort wherever they may he. It lends a helping hand to the thousands of returning service men—sick, wounded—desperately in need of friendly guidance And remember, YOU ... and you alone»keep the Red Cross alive. For without your help there could be no Red Cross. There are no special funds to keep up its great humanitarian work. The money must come, as always, from the heart of America—you! Our duty is clear...we must keep the Red Cross at the side of our fighting men and our wounded heroes. We must help the Red Cross in its vital job of sending food and medicine to war prisoners... aiding the ill and lonely overseas... collecting life-giving blood plasma. The scope of the Red Cross is almost limitless. Every Red Cross worker is your personal messenger of sym pathy and comfort to your man in uniform. Keep your RED CROSS at his side -9 I American Brats Company Apothecaries Hall Company The Bristol Company Benrus Watch Company Chase Brass fir Copper Co. This advertisement is a contribution to America's all-out war effort by Lux Clock Manufacturing Company Princeton Knitting Mills, Inc. The Patent Button Company Raytric Knitting Mill Somma Tool Company Scovill Manufacturing Company Thinsheet Metals Company United States Rubber Company Waterbury Buckle Company Waterbury Companies, Inc. The United States Time Corporation Waterbury Rolling Mills, Inc. Waterbury Tool, Division of Vickers, Inc. Waterville Manufacturing Company Gabe's United Tyre Factory Polymetric Manufacturing Company Waterbury Farrel Foundry fir Machine Co.