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American Red Cross Headquarters, Washington, District of Columbia

Note: the text in the square brackets ([...]) are a short form of references which have been used to deduce the corresponding information.
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Site Id: 10.3.8
Rating: 1 star
Address: 430 17th Street NW
Location: Washington, District of Columbia 20006, USA
Lat/Lng: 38.89488, -77.04017
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Page 210
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1915-1917 [AR1918, ARC1919]
Architect: Breck Trowbridge and Goodhue Livingston [AR1918, ARC1919]
Comment: The windows were not dedicated in 1917 because of World War I [ES1917]
Also of interest:

Site Items

10.3.8.1.a: Heroic Women of the Civil War Memorial Window: St. Filomena and Mercy, Hope, Faith and Charity (1917) (Extant)
10.3.8.1.b: Heroic Women of the Civil War Memorial Window: Red Cross knight (1917) (Extant)
10.3.8.1.c: Heroic Women of the Civil War Memorial Window: Una (1917) (Extant)

Item 10.3.8.1.a

Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Heroic Women of the Civil War Memorial Window
Description: St. Filomena and Mercy, Hope, Faith and Charity [RCM1918, AR1918, ARC1919, AA1919, ES1922A, ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Page 210
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [ES1917, RCM1918, AR1918, ARC1919, AA1919]
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [KOCH1966]
Memorial details:
Donor: Women's Relief Corps of the North [ES1917, RCM1918, AR1918, ARC1919, AA1919, ES1922A, ORG]
Date: Window in place when building dedicated on 12 May 1917 [ES1917]
Window dedicated 27 Apr 1922 [ES1922A]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: War Memorial
Location: Assembly Hall (Board of Governors Hall) [ES1917, RCM1918, ARC1919, AA1919, ORG]
Cost: $10000 for all three (each organisation raised $5000) [RCM1918, AR1918, ES1922A]

Item 10.3.8.1.b

Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Heroic Women of the Civil War Memorial Window
Description: Red Cross knight [RCM1918, AR1918, ARC1919, AA1919, ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Page 210
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [ES1917, RCM1918, AR1918, ARC1919, AA1919]
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [KOCH1966]
Memorial details:
Donor: Women's Relief Corps of the North and United Daughters of the Confederacy [ES1917, RCM1918, AR1918, ARC1919, AA1919, ORG]
Date: Window in place when building dedicated on 12 May 1917 [ES1917]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: War Memorial
Location: Assembly Hall (Board of Governors Hall) [ES1917, RCM1918, ARC1919, AA1919, ORG]
Cost: $10000 for all three (each organisation raised $5000) [RCM1918, AR1918, ES1922A]

Item 10.3.8.1.c

Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Heroic Women of the Civil War Memorial Window
Description: Una (wife of the Red Cross knight in Edmund Spenser's "Fairie Queen") [RCM1918, AR1918, ARC1919, AA1919, WH1922A, RTD1922, ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Page 210
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: TIFFANY STUDIOS N.Y. 1917 [PHOTO]
Other documentation: [ES1917, RCM1918, AR1918, ARC1919, AA1919]
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [KOCH1966]
Memorial details:
Donor: United Daughters of the Confederacy [ES1917, RCM1918, AR1918, ARC1919, AA1919, WT1922, WH1922A, WH1922B, RTD1922, ES1922B, ES1922C, ORG]
Date: Window in place when building dedicated on 12 May 1917 [ES1917]
Window dedicated 1 Nov 1922 [WT1922, WH1922A, WH1922B, RTD1922, ES1922B, ES1922C]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: War Memorial
Location: Assembly Hall (Board of Governors Hall) [ES1917, RCM1918, ARC1919, AA1919, ORG]
Cost: $10000 for all three (each organisation raised $5000) [RCM1918, AR1918, ES1922A]

References

AA1919: Art and Archaeology (Mar-Apr 1919, Vol. VIII, No. 2, p. 115-120)
AR1918: The Architectural Record (Dec 1918, p. 558-560)
ARC1919: National Headquarters, American Red Cross, Washington, D.C. (Mar 1919)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
ES1917: The Evening Star (7 Jun 1917, p. 17)
ES1922A: The Evening Star (28 Apr 1922, p. 7)
ES1922B: The Evening Star (31 Oct 1922, p. 25)
ES1922C: The Evening Star (2 Nov 1922, p. 17)
KOCH1966: Rebel in Glass, Robert Koch (1966, second edition, p. 111)
ORG: Organisation
PHOTO: Photo of item
RCM1918: The Red Cross Magazine (Mar 1918, p. 35)
RTD1922: Richmond Times-Dispatch (2 Nov 1922, p. 1)
TIFF1886: Announcement in American Architect and Building News, Tiffany Glass Company (1886)
TIFF1893: Chicago Exposition booklet, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1893)
TIFF1897: A List of Windows: And Extracts from Letters & Newspapers, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1897)
TIFF1910: A Partial List of Tiffany Windows, Tiffany Studios (1910)
WH1922A: The Washington Herald (1 Nov 1922, p. 8)
WH1922B: The Washington Herald (2 Nov 1922, p. 3)
WT1922: Washington Times (31 Oct 1922, p. 8)

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