Item 376G0149 - Hazel Pearce and Isabelle McKeen demonstrate life-saving holds

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Hazel Pearce and Isabelle McKeen demonstrate life-saving holds


  • 1920-08 (Creation)


Photograph; glass plate negatives; 3.25 x 4.25 in

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Photograph showing Hazel Pearce and Isabelle McKeen of the Red Cross Women’s Life Saving Corps demonstrating a life-saving technique on the roof of a building. One young woman is standing behind the other with her arms clasped around the shoulders of the young woman in front. Both are wearing swimming suits and caps. The number 1 is written on the negative. A cropped version of this photograph and image Nos. 376G0148, 376G0150, 376G0151, and 376G0152 were published on Page 2, Section 2, of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, August 15, 1920. The photographs were published under the headline “Red Cross Girls Show Life Saving Holds.” The caption identified the technique in this photograph as “back strangle hold.” The caption information also included the following text: “Poses by the Misses Hazel Pearce and Isabelle McKeen, under direction of Miss Lillian Hansen.” The photographs accompanied a story headlined “Red Cross Has Many Girls in Life Saving Corps.” Image note: The text “Red Cross bathing” is written on the negative sleeve.

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Oregon Journal Negative Collection; Org. Lot 1368; Box 376; 376G0149

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1.3 MiB


July 20, 2018 1:29 PM

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