Kit, First Aid
1955 Approximate
American National Red Cross First Aid Kit. Material: metal, paper, textile. Size: 9 1/2" x 9 3/4" x 2 3/4" H. Description: green enameled steel box with a hinged top that opens to contents of 24 individual units of sealed cardboard boxes wrapped in cellophane; each unit contains either adhesive compresses, bandage compresses, plain gauze pads, gauze roller bandages, eye dressing packets, plain absorbent gauze, a triangular bandage or a tourniquet with tweezers and scissors; top of lid painted plainly in white with "First Aid", the Red Cross symbol encircled with "The American National Red Cross"; front of kit has two snap closures and a carrying handle plus a bracket for hanging on a wall.
Civil Defense; Emergency Management.