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U.S. Participation in World War I

A Woman in the Red Cross Motor Corps

The following excerpts are from the 1923 autobiography of Daisy Hurst Harriman. Mrs. Harriman was a wealthy New Yorker who worked to insure the rights of working class women. In this excerpt Harriman recounts her experience working with the ambulance corps during World War I.

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