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Jeanne Christie Collection (2678) Finding Aid

Item Number: 26780000000
 Collection

Scope and Contents

Approximately two linear feet of printed emails, correspondence, slides, photographs, newsletters, museum objects, and newspaper clippings relating primarily to the Donut Dollies, but also to women veterans and the women's memorial, POW/MIAs, Agent Orange, Baby Lift, and PTSD. Given to the archive by Jeanne Christie, who worked as a Donut Dolly and was later involved in advocacy for those issues. Approximately half of this donation is restricted due to privacy.

Dates

  • 18 September 2015

Biographical / Historical

Jeanne Christie served with the American Red Cross as a Donut Dolly 1967-1968. Christie worked in Nha Trang, Da Nang, and in Phan Rang as a unit director and program director. Christie also worked for the USO in Guam during the Vietnam War, and was active in numerous causes following the war, including Agent Orange and veterans and women's issues.
Title
Finding Aid
Pages
1
Location(s)
D11.3A,B; D202.5; D147.1F; Map Drawers Section 13 Drawer 14; Periodical Collection; Photograph Collection; Slide Collection;
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Photographs

273 Photographs of reunions, post-war events, and ink-jet printed sheets of wartime activities of the Donut Dollies.
1 Sheet of negatives

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2
Slides

350 Slides from Nha Trang, 1967
VAS075540-VAS075877

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1
Posters

Donut Dollie Signature Poster

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11
Museum Objects

2678museum4716- Yellow "Place The Lady at the Wall" bumper sticker
2678museum4717- Orange "We Support Vietnam Veterans Agent Orange Victims" bumper sticker
2678museum4718- Green and white "Vietnam More than a Firefight" bumper sticker
2678museum4719-Red and White "I Support Justice for Vietnam Veterans" bumper sticker
2678museum4720- Large red, white, and blue "Vietnam Vet Unloved Soldier 64-72" bumper sticker
2678museum4721- Red Cross Earrings
2678museum4722- White paper cup with Red Cross Logo
2678museum4723- Red Cross Vietnam button
2678museum4724- Gray Circle of Sisters/ Circle of Friends t-shirt
2678museum4725- Blue Donut Dollies t-shirt
2678museum4726- Black LRRP 173rd Brigade t-shirt

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3
Moving Images

A.K.A Donut Dollies Slideshow-2678VI3415
'Vietnam Angels' Slideshow-2678VI3416
A Touch of Home: The Vietnam War's Red Cross Girls Documentary-2678VI3417

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2
Audio

SRAO Reunion- 2678AU2622
Unlabeled Cassette-2678AU2623

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7
Newsletters

The Oversea'r (American Red Cross Newsletter) 1996:September
1997: April, December
2000: December
2001:December
2004: December
2014: December;

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1
Serials

The Lamp of Delta Zeta: 2013: Issue 3

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  • Box 1: [1] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D011.3]]
  • Box 2: [2] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D011.3]]
  • Box 2678museum4716: [2678museum4716] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D202.5 ]]
  • Box 2678museum4717: [2678museum4717] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D202.5 ]]
  • Box 2678museum4718: [2678museum4718] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D202.5 ]]
  • Box 2678museum4719: [2678museum4719] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D202.5 ]]
  • Box 2678museum4720: [2678museum4720] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D202.5 ]]
  • Box 2678museum4721: [2678museum4721] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D202.5 ]]
  • Box 2678museum4722: [2678museum4722] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D202.5 ]]
  • Box 2678museum4723: [2678museum4723] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D202.5 ]]
  • Box 2678museum4724: [2678museum4724] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D202.5 ]]
  • Box 2678museum4725: [2678museum4725] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D202.5 ]]
  • Box 2678museum4726: [2678museum4726] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D202.5 ]]

Inventory

  • Correspondence to Jeanne Christie apponiting her a member of Women's Veteran Task Force (October 11, 1985)
  • Notes taken about events by Jeanne Christie
  • Training Completion Certicates for Jeanne Christie
  • Newspaper clippings about Jeanne Christie and The Donut Dollies
  • Typed story about Jeanne Christie by Regina Hawkes
  • Articles and notes of accounts of Operation Baby Lift (April 1968)
  • Documents regarding Operation Baby Lift
  • Vietnam Veterans Agent Orange Victims Meeting documents (March 24, 1984)
  • New Jersey Agent Orange Comission Recruitment Letter (Undated)
  • Agent Orange Psychological Survey (November 1979)
  • Copies of photos in Nha Trang and Saigon (1967)
  • Incident Report of Virginia Kirsch Murder (August 26, 1969)
  • Articles about the Red Cross and their efforts to help disabled Vietnam Veterans (Undated)
  • Vietnam Veterans of America Update on Activities (September 16, 1982)
  • Notes for next Women Veterans for Vietnam Veterans by Jill Mishkel
  • Excerpts of "Round Robinette" (Spring 1992-Fall 1993)
  • Photocopies of the power point presentation frequently shown at conventions
  • Business and contact information from various veterans affairs groups
  • Information and research on Women's Veterans
  • Information about National Conference of Vietnam Veteran Ministers (June 1993)
  • Rough draft of stories written by a veteran recounting their experiences
  • Dedication of the Vietnam Women's Memorial (November 1993)
  • The New York Vietnam Veterans Memorial Comission Records (1963-1990)
  • Brotherhood Rally of All Veterans Organization (BRAVO) Recruitment Packet (December 1993)
  • Articles about Vietnam Veterans and non-combat organizations (undated)
  • RESTRICTED ACCESS
  • Donut Dollie signature Poster
  • Excerpts of The Echo newspaper
2
Photographs

273 Photographs of reunions, post-war events, and ink-jet printed sheets of wartime activities of the Donut Dollies.
1 Sheet of negatives

Click here to view all Photographs
2
Slides

350 Slides from Nha Trang, 1967
VAS075540-VAS075877

Click here to view all Slides
1
Posters

Donut Dollie Signature Poster

Click here to view all Posters
11
Museum Objects

2678museum4716- Yellow "Place The Lady at the Wall" bumper sticker
2678museum4717- Orange "We Support Vietnam Veterans Agent Orange Victims" bumper sticker
2678museum4718- Green and white "Vietnam More than a Firefight" bumper sticker
2678museum4719-Red and White "I Support Justice for Vietnam Veterans" bumper sticker
2678museum4720- Large red, white, and blue "Vietnam Vet Unloved Soldier 64-72" bumper sticker
2678museum4721- Red Cross Earrings
2678museum4722- White paper cup with Red Cross Logo
2678museum4723- Red Cross Vietnam button
2678museum4724- Gray Circle of Sisters/ Circle of Friends t-shirt
2678museum4725- Blue Donut Dollies t-shirt
2678museum4726- Black LRRP 173rd Brigade t-shirt

Click here to view all Museum Objects
3
Moving Images

A.K.A Donut Dollies Slideshow-2678VI3415
'Vietnam Angels' Slideshow-2678VI3416
A Touch of Home: The Vietnam War's Red Cross Girls Documentary-2678VI3417

Click here to view all Moving Images
2
Audio

SRAO Reunion- 2678AU2622
Unlabeled Cassette-2678AU2623

Click here to view all Audio
7
Newsletters

The Oversea'r (American Red Cross Newsletter) 1996:September
1997: April, December
2000: December
2001:December
2004: December
2014: December;

Click here to view all Newsletters
1
Serials

The Lamp of Delta Zeta: 2013: Issue 3

Click here to view all Serials

Pub Credit Line
26780000000, Jeanne Christie Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 18 Sep 2015 [Updated: 30 Oct 2015]