Caroline Morrison Garrett Collection
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The collection contains correspondence, educational materials, military records, newspaper clippings, photographs, pins and patches, publications, scrapbooks and an oral history transcript.
- Garrett, Caroline Morrison (Person)
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After graduation, she participated in the dietetic internship program at Walter Reed General Hospital in Washington, D.C., from September 1, 1944 through August 31, 1945. Upon completion of the year at Walter Reed, Garrett received the rank of 2nd lieutenant with the United States Army Medical Corp and her first assignment at Brooke General Hospital, Fort Sam Houston, in San Antonio, Texas. She remained there only through the month of October, 1945, when she was reassigned to Battey General Hospital in Rome, Georgia. At the end of November, 1945, Garrett was again reassigned; this time to Kennedy General Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. She served there until June 30, 1946, when she was transferred to William Beaumont General Hospital, Fort Bliss, in El Paso, Texas. She remained at William Beaumont until August 1947. At the time of her discharge, Garrett held the rank of 1st Lieutenant.
1.88 Linear Feet (5 boxes)
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The collection contains correspondence, educational materials, military records, newspaper clippings, photographs, pins and patches, publications, scrapbooks and an oral history transcript from a 2008 oral history interview.
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- Garrett, Caroline Morrison
- Garrett, Caroline Morrison -- Interviews
- United States -- Armed Forces -- Women -- Interviews
- United States. Army -- Medical care
- United States. Army -- Medical personnel
- Women in war
- Women veterans -- United States -- Interviews
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States
- Caroline Morrison Garrett Collection
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