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Captain John P. Ernster, c.1918. Ernster commanded the Aero Division of the Minnesota Motor Corps.
Relief workers unloading coffins from Motor Corps vehicles after the fires of 1918.
A Red Cross nurse, and likely Motor Corps officer, 1918. The car has the Red Cross symbol on the hood and was likely part of the Minnesota Motor Corps.
Red Cross Auxiliary providing transportation to soldiers, c.1918.
Red Cross Motor Service car providing relief efforts after the October fires of 1918.
Members of the Red Cross Volunteer Motor Service, 1918.
Members of the St. Paul Chapter of the Red Cross, Motor Corps, 1918.
Red Cross Motor Corps truck, St. Paul, 1918.
Motor Corps headquarters at Colonel Winfield Stephens' Buick dealership in Minneapolis, c.1918. Photograph from Minnesota Historical Society Sound and Visual Collection II.4.
Colonel Bellows of the Minnesota National Guard giving instruction in riot stick usage. Camp Lakeview, Lake City, Minnesota, September, 1918. Photograph from Minnesota Historical Society Sound and Visual Collection II.4.
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