A certificate of recognition, recognizing donor's mother for her service in the Red Cross.
Certificate is thick white paper with black and red lettering on it. It includes information such as the participants name, issue date, chapter, and signatures of the President of the Red Cross.
Donor's mother and father (Marianthe & Nick Tzakis) were born in Cephalonia, Crete. Donor's father left Cephalonia for Odessa, Russia where he was a purveyor of meats for export to various restaurants. During the Russian Revolution, shorty after WWI, he immigrated to the US.
Donor's mother arrived in the US in 1922 from Cephalonia without a job. She married Donor's father upon arrival and had three children, including ther Donor.
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Certificate, 1946, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/8823. Accessed 01/18/21.