American Red Cross in Omsk 1919

American "Red Cross" in Omsk 1919

March 20, 2017

In the electronic databases there was a selection of photographs devoted to the activities of the Red Cross unit in Omsk dealing with refugees. Photos from glass negatives. Shooting time is spring-autumn 1919. Author's signatures (translation - the machine I processed).

Small street children in refugee barracks are forced to wear any clothes they can get, regardless of their size or condition.


Refugee women are waiting at the Red Cross working car. Four hundred women a week get a job that allows them to support themselves and their families.Omsk.


Refugee workers in Omsk give raw wool from a working machine. Refugees spin it in socks yarn.


Refugee women outside the Omsk barracks are knitting for the American Red Cross. Thus, women can earn up to 60 rubles per week..


Miss Matthew, one of four women working for the American Red Cross who traveled to Omsk to fight typhus and hunger among disadvantaged women and children..


Pupils of the American School of Refugees of the Red Cross.Schoolchildren study in a small school that the American Red Cross founded in Omsk for their refugees. This school has more than 300 students.


Refugee children on the porch of the American Red Cross in Omsk.


Refugees in Omsk.


One of two American Red Cross hospitals in Omsk. It is a university clinical hospital for medical schools, which works in conjunction with the Red Cross and the University.


Every day there is a crowd in need of help at the office of the American Red Cross in Omsk.


View of the excavated city on the outskirts of the city of Omsk. The picture was taken before the very first snow of 1919..


A resident of the dugout with the Vyatka railway in Omsk. Many homeless people in Western Siberia seek shelter underground to avoid the horrors of winter. When cold weather approaches, they cover their fragile roofs with earth. Most of the inhabitants of the dugouts are refugees from European Russia.


The main "mansion" in the colony for refugees in Omsk. Half-dwelling houses. An old woman carries water.


Captured Bolsheviks in the camp in Omsk. They were captured by Kolchak's troops in recent battles on the Ural front.

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  • American Red Cross in Omsk 1919

    American Red Cross in Omsk 1919

    American Red Cross in Omsk 1919

    American Red Cross in Omsk 1919

    American Red Cross in Omsk 1919

    American Red Cross in Omsk 1919

    American Red Cross in Omsk 1919

    American Red Cross in Omsk 1919

    American Red Cross in Omsk 1919

    American Red Cross in Omsk 1919

    American Red Cross in Omsk 1919

    American Red Cross in Omsk 1919

    American Red Cross in Omsk 1919

    American Red Cross in Omsk 1919

    American Red Cross in Omsk 1919

    American Red Cross in Omsk 1919

    American Red Cross in Omsk 1919

    American Red Cross in Omsk 1919

    American Red Cross in Omsk 1919

    American Red Cross in Omsk 1919

    American Red Cross in Omsk 1919

    American Red Cross in Omsk 1919

    American Red Cross in Omsk 1919

    American Red Cross in Omsk 1919

    American Red Cross in Omsk 1919

    American Red Cross in Omsk 1919