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Winifred Thomas Smith papers

Winifred Thomas Smith papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Winifred Thomas Smith papers
Creator: Smith, Winifred Thomas
Inclusive Dates: 1919-1986
Language(s): English
Extent: 3.5 Linear Feet 6 boxes, 1 oversize folder
Collection Number: ms2373
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Winifred Thomas Smith (1914-1990) was an American Red Cross Field Director (social worker) attached to the 106th Station Hospital during World War II.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of correspondence, scrapbooks of photographs, and memorabilia relating to her duty in North Africa, Algeria, and Italy. The photographs depict local points of interest, the aftermath of battle, fellow Red Cross workers, and members of the American forces. The collection also includes correspondence from Charles Bogner and v-mail from Smith to her mother. Additions include family photographs of the Thomas, O'Shea and Smith families, school ephemera, writing, and correspondence from Harris Jackson to Winifred Thomas Smith.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Winifred Thomas Smith papers, ms2373, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

American Red Cross
Bogner, Charles
Women in war -- United States.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Africa.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Algeria.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Italy.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Business Cards
13Christmas Carol Book
14Clippings, 1940-1949
15Date Book/Diary, 1942-1945
16Empty Envelope
17Guest Cards
110Membership cards
113Newspaper Cartoons
118Printed material
120Ration cards, miscellaneous
121Red Cross & Military Papers
124Writings by Albert C. Bacon
21-6Correspondence, 1940-1953
27-9Letters - Charles Bogner, 1944-1946
31-34Photo Album, 1941-1945
33Photo Album, 1941-1945
335Photo Album, 1931-1945
336Photo Album, 1944-1947
41-34Photo Album, 1944-1947
435Puptent Poets of the Stars and Stripes Mediterranean compiled by CPL. Charles A. Hogan & CPL. John Welsh, III. Illustrated by SGT. Stanley Meltzoff. Edited by LT. Ed Hill, 1945
436Mud, Mules, and Mountains by Bill Mauldin
437Date Book, 1945
438Up Front - text and pictures by Bill Mauldin
51Photographs - Winifred Thomas Smith
52Photographs - James M. Smith Jr.
53Photographs - Winifred Thomas in groups
54Photographs - Winifred with Arthur Thomas
55Photographs - Catherine O'Shea Thomas
56Photographs - Arthur J. Thomas
57Photographs - Betty Thomas
58Photographs - Mary Thomas
59Photographs - Grandmother O'Shea
510Photographs - Great Grandmother O'Shea
511Photographs - O'Shea men
512Grandmother Thomas
513Photograph - Medallion portrait of couple
514Photographs - Uncle Harry Leake
515Photographs - Friends, family
516Photographs - Men, identified
517Photographs - Unidentified
518Photograph - Cased image of man, woman
519Photographs - Tin types - Woman, two men
520Photographs - Travel, 1929
521Slides - Naples, Italy
522Photographs - Travel, 1941-1942
523Photographs - Travel - Middle East
524Photographs - Travel - South, Central America, 1976
525Photographs - Family, travel, entertaining
526Signed photograph - Ernie Pyle
527Photographs - Commander William H. Neal (Retired) - Pensacola
528Photographs - Homes
529Photo album pages
530Photo album
531Needlework by Catherine Thomas
532Baby book - Gene Blanchard, 1922
533Memorial book
534Yearbooks (2) - Angels Record - All Saints Junior College, 1927-1928
535Spinsters Club - Invitations, clippings
536Name cards - Mrs. James Monroe Smith
537Remembrances - James M. Smith, 1971
61O'Shea family crest
62Prayer book - Given to Winifred Thomas in 1919
63Scrapbook clippings
64Drafts - "The Young Visitors"
65Photographs - Portraits of clergymen (2)
66Correspondence - Harris Jackson to Winifred Thomas, 1946-1947
67Correspondence - Harris Jackson to Winifred Thomas, 1952-1955
68Correspondence - Harris Jackson to Winifred Thomas Smith, 1980-1986
69Correspondence - Harris Jackson to Winifred Thomas Smith, undated
610Correspondence, invitations - Winifred Thomas Smith
611Life magazine, Naples article, 1943 November 8
1Large Photograph - Winifred Thomas Smith
1Drawing - Man holding platter - "Rhinoceros"