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The Betty H. Carter Women Veterans Historical Project

MARY "PAT" ELIZABETH PARTRIDGE PAPERS

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BIOABSTRACT

Mary Elizabeth Partridge (1912-1989) of Mt. Airy, North Carolina, served as a recreation supervisor for the American Red Cross from 1943 to 1971.


COLLECTION SUMMARY

The collection contains correspondence, maps, patches, photographs, newspaper clippings, programs, and official documents pertaining to Partridge's service in the Red Cross.

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BIOGRAPHY

Mary Elizabeth Partridge of Mt. Airy, North Carolina, was born on 24 November 1912. She attended the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now UNCG) and graduated in 1935 with a bachelor of science degree in physical education. Following graduation, Partridge was employed as a physical education teacher in Durham, North Carolina.

Partridge joined the American Red Cross (ARC) in 1943. During her career with the ARC, Partridge was stationed in Algeria, France, Italy, Germany, and Guam, as well as various locations in Texas and South Carolina.


CONTENTS AVAILABLE ONLINE:
Item
Mary Elizabeth Patridge, circa 1945
Item # WV0310.6.001
From the Mary "Pat" Elizabeth Partridge Papers
American Red Cross workers at Ft. Bliss, 1952
Item # WV0310.6.006
From the Mary "Pat" Elizabeth Partridge Papers
Special orders for German-American relations, 1945
Item # WV0310.2.001
From the Mary "Pat" Elizabeth Partridge Papers
Pat Partridge in ARC uniform, ca. 1945
Item # WV0310.6.002
From the Mary "Pat" Elizabeth Partridge Papers
Mary Elizabeth Partridge receives award, 1968
Item # WV0310.6.005
From the Mary "Pat" Elizabeth Partridge Papers

ADDITIONAL CONTENTS:

Correspondence, maps, patches, photographs, newspaper clippings, programs, and official documents pertaining to Partridge's service in the Red Cross.