New York State Archives, NYSA_A3045-78_5424
American Red Cross nurses parade down New York City's Fifth Avenue on October 4, 1917.
What is your first impression of the photo?
Do the nurses seem organized?
Why are parades so popular?
How did this parade help the Red Cross?
What other parades were held on the “Avenue of the Allies” during the war? Why was this such an important location?
English Language Arts: Create an “interview” of one of the nurses marching in the parade that has already been sent to the front and is about to go back.
International Bureau of the American Republics, Pan American Union, Union of American Republics. Bulletin of the Pan American Union, Volume 45. July-December 1917. Retrieved from Google Books.
The Trained Nurse and Hospital Review, Vol. 58-59. January-December 1917. Retrieved from Google Books.