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Handwritten letter from Madge Burney to Frank McLurk<br />
<br />
Waynesboro, Miss.<br />
June 20th 44<br />
Mr. Frank McLurk<br />
Regional Director A.R.C<br />
Southeastern Area<br />
Atlanta La.<br />
Dear Mr. McLurk<br />
Please send me shipping instructions for the Kit Bags. We have the Kit Bags ready to ship waiting for the Carton. <br />
Sincerly<br />
Mrs. J. T. Burney. <br />
June 20-44<br />
Check for $12 sent to National Headquarters Genl. Supply Officer. June 20-44
Letter from Burney to McLurk, Regional Director of the American Red Cross

Burney writes McLurk asking for instructions to create “kit bags” for American soldiers fighting in World War II.

Burney was an active member of the ARC during the war…

Paper certificate for exceptional service during World War II awarded to Madge Burney from the American Red Cross.<br />
<br />
The American National Red Cross<br />
<br />
Mrs. John Tackett Burney<br />
<br />
In recognition of meritorious personal service performed in behalf of the nation, her armed forces, and suffering humanity in the Second World War. <br />
<br />
Chapter Chairman <br />
C. H. Russell<br />
Issued August 1945<br />
Chapter<br />
Wayne County<br />
<br />
Harry Truman<br />
President<br />
<br />
Basil O'Laurens<br />
Madge Burney was awarded this certificate for exceptional service in the American Red Cross during World War II.
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