The Groene Kruis (Green Cross) was a Dutch society founded in 1900 by the Mennonite pastor F. C. Fleischer and Willem Poolman, a physician from The Hague. This association, which was founded for the purpose of improvement of health and domestic nursing, in the course of the years developed into a large organization. In 1978 the Groene Kruis merged with the Oranje-Groene Kruis and the Wit-Gele Kruis to form the Nationale Kruisvereniging (NK).
Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. II, 191.
|Author(s)||Nanne van der Zijpp|
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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Groene Kruis." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 21 Feb 2018. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Groene_Kruis&oldid=145335.
Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1956). Groene Kruis. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 21 February 2018, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Groene_Kruis&oldid=145335.
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