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Omission: Association of War Mothers

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In our roundup of service organizations Sept. 22, we inadvertently omitted the Association of War Mothers. Its President is Genevieve Riis (835-0510), known as "Ma" to thousands of disabled war veterans from the F.D.R hospital. She is shown receiving a service award from Joseph F. Heavey, Asst. Director of the hospital, for giving more than 15,000 hours over 32 years. Several Harrison organizations annually give Mrs. Riis money to entertain the vets both at the hospital and in Silver Lake Park.

Description

Genevieve Riis receives a service award from the F.D.R. Hospital.

Date

1982-09-29

Subject

Riis, Genevieve

Heavey, Joseph F.

Publisher

Harrison Independent

Type

Text

Language

en-US

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Citation

“Omission: Association of War Mothers,” Harrison Remembers, accessed June 13, 2024, https://www.harrisonpl.org/harrison-remembers/items/show/391.

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