Fonds F007 - Junior Red Cross (North Bay Teachers' College) fonds

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Junior Red Cross (North Bay Teachers' College) fonds

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CA ON00408 F007

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  • 1933-1956 (Creation)
    Junior Red Cross (North Bay Teachers' College)

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3 scrapbooks

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([192-]-[after 1956])

Administrative history

The Junior Red Cross was a student service organization at North Bay Teachers' College. It was a branch of the Junior Red Cross organization, which was founded in Geneva in 1919 as the youth arm of the international humanitarian Red Cross movement. Branches of the Junior Red Cross were established around the world and had as a common goal the promotion for youth of health, citizenship, community service, and international understanding. In Canada, branches were mainly established in primary school classrooms under the guidance of teachers. Canadian teacher training institutions also set up Junior Red Cross branches, including North Bay Normal School/Teachers' College. The dates of the establishment and dissolution of the North Bay Teachers' College branch are unknown.

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Fonds documents the North Bay Teachers' College branch's involvement in a Junior Red Cross program in which branches around the world created and exchanged portfolios (scrapbooks) in order to foster international understanding. Each scrapbook contains information about the branch that created it, its home country, city, and institution. The scrapbooks include photographs, drawings, paintings, handicraft samples, newspaper clippings, essays, and descriptions.

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  • English
  • Polish

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    The image linked to this description (junior_red_cross_1955-1956.jpg) is a group portrait of the members of the Junior Red Cross of North Bay Teachers' College from the North Bay Teachers' College 1955-1956 yearbook, page 37.

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    Nipissing University and Canadore College Archives and Special Collections

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    Rules for Archival Description (2008)


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    Created November 18, 2014 by Peter Houston

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    • English

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