Josephine L. DePietro
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: WV 0461
Abstract Josephine L. DePietro (1919-2006) was a nurse and 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Army Nurse Corps during World War II. Throughout the war she served at the Thomas H. England General Hospital in Atlantic City, New Jersey, the Halloran General Hospital in Staten Island, New York, and at Fort Hamilton in Brooklyn, New York.This collection primarily consists of letters to and from DePietro friends and family, as well as a small collection of school annuals, postcards, and...
Dates: 1938 - 1945; Other: Date acquired: 2009 April 13
File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: WV 0461- File Folder 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection consists of twenty-eight letters written to and from DePietro's friends and family. The collection begins with the letters written by DePietro when she attended nursing school; the last letter in the collection is addressed to her parents and discusses news from family and provides updates on her activities. Most of the letters are written to her; there are letters from her significant other Sam, who was stationed with the Army Air Force at Bowman Field in Kentucky. There are...
Dates: 1938 - 1945