Polk County

Miss Eleanor Burton



Special Carton for Prisoners

Miss Eleanor Burton, 1719 E. Twelfth st., home service director of the Des Moines chapter of the American Red Cross, holds a regulation carton which the Red Cross will give to next-of-kin for sending articles to American prisoners of war in Germany. The relative must have mailing labels issued by the government for use on the cartons.

Source: The Des Moines Register, August 30, 1944 (photo included)