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Uniformed Women in the Great War

Lucy Kennedy Shaffer

American Fund for French Wounded

Lucy Kennedy Shaffer served in France as a volunteer with the American Fund for French Wounded. The fund, organized in 1915 by American women living in France, provided supplies to French military hospitals. Stateside volunteers raised funds and procured supplies to be sent abroad; volunteers in France, including a team of women drivers, distributed them to hospitals.

Lucy Kennedy Shaffer

Uniform worn by Lucy Kennedy Shaffer
Gift of Lucy Kennedy Shaffer through The National Society of the Colonial Dames of America