Essays Tagged: "Red Cross"

Walt Disney a man of visualization

tary service but was rejected on the grounds of being under age. Instead he became a driver for the Red Cross ambulance service in France.The ambulance he drove was covered in cartoon characters, whic ... rd work and sleepless nights, Walt's courage had paid off. Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs had captured the world's hearts for Walt Disney's imagination on his first full length animated feature. He w ...

(4 pages) 267 5 4.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

The origins of the Knights Templar and their effect on Christianity. It includes interesting facts and some personal reflection.

arters. The knights even wore similar dress to the religious clergy; they wore a white habit with a red cross on it.Something that probably most people don't know is that the order in which the knight ... hat instead of denying Christ and living they chose to affirm their belief and consequently be martyred. That must have been a difficult choice for them since every knight that was martyred, the overa ...

(4 pages) 75 2 4.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

The Life of Hemingway.

sas City Star, a newspaper.When he graduated World War I was going on in Europe. Hemmingway volunteered as an ambulance diver for the Red Cross. On July 8, 1918 fragments from a mortar shell injured h ... or the Red Cross. On July 8, 1918 fragments from a mortar shell injured him. He then carried an injured Italian soldier back to an aid station, even though e had 100's of pieces of metal lodged in his ...

(3 pages) 38 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Ernest Hemingway

An interview with someone who lived during WWII, the essay illustrates several questions one might ask, and responses I recieved, as well as an analysis of the responses.

re also in the army and had another uncle in the navy.2.Question: Were you active in civil defense, Red Cross, war industries, other volunteer activities?Answer: He was in the boy scouts and was extre ... th Africa in 1943. Bill missed his father after he was called off to duty. Other than that, he suffered no other deprivations.8.Question: Do you have any comments about rationing?Answer: Rationing was ...

(7 pages) 127 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

College application essay about my mother

me just a couple miles from my house. As a thirteen year old, I often accompanied my mother to the Red Cross's children's cent. While she attended meetings, I helped with the Summer Program by chasin ... ilding and performing magic tricks. In the five years since I first walked through the doors of the Red Cross, I have learned not only the idea of giving to others, but also of obtaining a sense of sp ...

(1 pages) 174 3 3.1 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"A Farewell to Arms" by Ernest Hemmingway (Book Report)

cene in northern Italy and we hear about the chaos of the war described by the American lieutenant Frederick Henry as he is driving around in his Red Cross ambulance.3. Hemingway's style of writingThe ...

(1 pages) 29 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Book Overview on E.M Forsters 'A Passage to India'

in journalism. His writings led him from Italy to Greece, India and then to Egypt to work with the Red Cross during World War I. The story in "A Passage to India" is a narration of two women's ... " He proposes a trip to the Marabar Caves, located in a desolate and isolated part of India; considered one of the most wondrous places in the country. It is during this outing that the story takes a ...

(6 pages) 48 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Biography of Ernest Hemingway.

Hemingway decided to work for the Kansas City Star newspaper. In World War I Hemingway served as a Red Cross ambulance driver until he was severely wounded in action. After recuperating in Italy, he ... 1926 Hemingway published his first major novel, The Sun Also Rises, a depiction of what Stein referred to as the "lost generation" of young people in the 1920's. This novel not only established Hemin ...

(1 pages) 12 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Legal Issues of a Non-Profit Organization - The Red Cross

and Tissue Donation 10D. Donate Volunteer 104. Sales 11A. Internet. 11B. Auctions.. 11Conclusion 11Red Cross - A Non-Profit OrganizationIntroductionNon-profit, or not for profit organizations exist p ... ernment funds as well as donations. All profit that is generated is put back into the organization. Red Cross is the national's number one emergency response organization. It was founded in 1881 and i ...

(9 pages) 289 1 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Walt Disney

Walt had 3 brothers and a sister. He was raised on a farm outside of Marceline, Missouri and discovered a passion for drawing at an early age. He was selling sketches to neighbors by the time he was s ... itary, but, failed because he was only sixteen. Still hoping to help the armed forces he joined the Red Cross instead. He was sent overseas where he drove an ambulance. His ambulance was covered not i ...

(4 pages) 93 1 3.3 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Great Flood in Mississippi of 1927

eenville by train before it was too flooded to use. Some just went to higher ground and waited. The Red Cross arrived and set up refugee camps for African Americans. They set up tents, kitchens and sa ...

(1 pages) 383 0 1.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Videogame Violence

e left and right heading up towards it. At the foot of one of the ramps is a small white box with a red cross on it. As you walk closer to inspect it, footsteps are heard coming from behind you. You s ... flying bullets. The second right takes you into a small windowless room with nothing but a low-powered handgun and some loose clips littered about the floor. It will serve its purpose. The gun seems ...

(4 pages) 34 0 3.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Women in the progressive period

s rights. Women were allowed to be nurses in the war, aiding the hurt soldiers. Women worked in the Red-Cross and the Salvation Army. Those nurses who served were in Belgium, Italy, England and on tro ... mass amount of men that had to leave to fight in the war. To compensate for their loss women were hired to fill those positions. Women began to work in jobs that were usually dominated my males, such ...

(5 pages) 64 0 5.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Surviving The Depression

Kristin, opened the door to look at the crops and how they have been dying more and more, I grew scared. The Great depression had stuck here in Oklahoma very much. We have been eating sparingly, one s ... storm blew through right after my wife collected the potatoes and carrots that we had saved. We stored them well so we will have food over the winter.After winter was over , we began worrying about f ...

(3 pages) 365 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Ernest Hemingway

s Clarence and his mother's name was Grace (Hall). They lived in Oak Park, Illinois and were considered middleclass. Hemingway wrote later that his mother was very harsh to him and would dress him up ... he wanted to travel to Europe. Therefore, in 1918, he went to Italy as an ambulance driver for the Red Cross. Many critics believed that Hemingway experienced two important events in his life while i ...

(3 pages) 4 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Poet Compare/contrast

ngway?s immediate future, during World War I, Happened to include being an ambulance driver for the Red Cross and fighting for his county. After the war he continued to write and publish till his deat ...

(1 pages) 1774 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

The Beginnings of the American Red Cross

The American Red Cross is an organization of volunteers that provides humanitarian relief during disasters and he ... g disasters and helps people to become able to deal with emergencies. The formation of the American Red Cross can be traced back to the mid-nineteenth century. During this time, there was much bloodsh ... true calling in life-that call being to respond to human need. After working with the International Red Cross in Europe during the Franco-Prussian War, Clara became inspired and eventually laid the fo ...

(4 pages) 80 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Blood Drive Report

of donors to add to the donor base and to teach students how to run a blood drive. The Great Lakes Red Cross division helped get things going by teaching Mr. Allen's Anatomy & Physiology class ho ... ations, it really made the blood drive a success at St. Louis High School.Introduction:The American Red Cross is a generous organization led by volunteers and guided by its Congressional Charter and t ...

(10 pages) 22 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

External/Internal Factors of the Red Cross

The American Red Cross is a humanitarian organization led by volunteers and guided by its Congressional Charter a ... volunteers and guided by its Congressional Charter and Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross Movement. The Red Cross provides relief to victims of disaster and helps communities preve ... to victims of disaster and helps communities prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies. The Red Cross is a business whose effects are felt around the world. When disaster strikes the Red Cross ...

(6 pages) 50 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays

womens rights

ds, planting, harvesting,they also drove ambulances, served as nurses, which were previously considered a man's job. They also helped out with Red Cross work, knitting mitts, caps, scarves, socks, rol ...

(1 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > Canadian History