Protecting humanity: 70 years of the Geneva Conventions
12 Aug 2019 – 20 Dec 2019
British Red Cross Museum & Archives
London, United Kingdom
The museum and archives exist to collect, preserve and make accessible the history of the British Red Cross and its place in the context of the international movement to a wide audience.
The collection comprises records generated by and artefacts acquired by the organisation from its formation in 1870 to the present day.
The museum collection includes: UK and international service equipment, uniform, medals and badges awarded to staff and volunteers, items relating to the lives of beneficiaries, food and emergency relief parcels, art work, and a significant poster collection.
The archive collection includes: Records from different UK are offices, a large collection of personnel records for both volunteers and staff, personal papers and photographic and film collections.