The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Collection

Living cross greets the sunrise

This photograph was taken at Walter Reed Hospital in Washington, D.C., as 500 uniformed Red Cross workers, army nurses, and men from the army medical department form the design of a red and white cross. A crowd of ten thousand witnesses the event.


9.7 x 14.3 cm

Tribune Company


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  • The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Image Collection

  • Chicago Sunday Tribune (April 22, 1928), p. 6

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