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Australian Red Cross : South Australian Division: Books and other Resources

This State Library Library Guide explores the history of the Australian Red Cross : South Australian Division and the records of the division held in the library's collections.

Books, periodicals and pamphlets

Open access shelves:

Anzac legacies : Australians and the aftermath of war / edited by Martin Crotty and Marina Larsson

Champions of charity : war and the rise of the Red Cross / John F. Hutchinson

The humanitarians : the International Committee of the Red Cross / David P. Forsythe

Look what you started Henry! : a history of the Australian Red Cross 1914-1991 / Leon Stubbings

VAD's in peace and war : the history of Voluntary Aid Detachments in Australia during the 20th century / Rupert Goodman

South Australiana books:

Write home for me : a Red Cross woman in Vietnam / Jean Debelle Lamensdorf


Our kind of war : the history of the VAD/AAMWS / Mary Critch

They wanted to be nightingales : a story of VAD / AAMUS in world War II / Enid Dalton Herring

South Australiana Periodicals:

The Red Cross record South Australia, 1916 to 1920

The woman's record, 1920 to 1923

South Australiana pamphlets:

Constitutions of the Australian Red Cross Society (B.R.C.S.) and of the South Australian Division

Manual for Red Cross aids / Red Cross Emergency Service Committee, 1942

Manual of Red Cross Transport Service / Red Cross Emergency Service Committee

Port Broughton Red Cross : Branch history, 1914 - 1989

The Red Cross and Belgium fete book / edited by Adelaide Primrose (includes information about Red Cross suburban and country circles)

Services to 1914-18 ex-service men and women / Australian Red Cross Society, S.A. Division

This is Red Cross / Australian Red Cross Society, South Australian Division. 1967, 1969, 1978


The Red Cross 1914-1975 : years of change / Noreen Minogue

SRG 770 Australian Red Cross SA Division

Records of the South Australian Division of the Australian Red Cross comprising minutes of various state, regional and local groups and committees, reports, administrative records, record cards, scrapbooks, photographs, subject files, certificates, publications and various records of Junior Red Cross branches.

Australian Red Cross website

Website of the Australian Red Cross

A timeline of the Australian Red Cross

Oral Histories

OH 643 Red Cross Oral History Project

OH 534/8 Winding up of the Red Cross Soldiers' Comfort Guild

OH 811/6 Interview with Marie Boyle

OH 829/10 Interview with Lorraine Noske


More than blood and bandages / Australian Red Cross South Australian Division, 1980