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October 11, 1918

Surgeon General Rupert Blue has issued a national call to nurses to make themselves known to the Red Cross. The Red Cross Canteen Service is distributing 1 million packages of cigarettes, 8 tons of coffee, 2 million meals a week.

Source: “Nurses Wanted,” Morgan City Daily Review, Morgan City, Louisiana, October 11, 1918. Page 2, Column 4.

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