Josephine L. DePietro Collection
Scope and Contents
- 1938 - 1945
- Other: Date acquired: 2009 April 13
- Josephine L. DePietro (Person)
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Biographical or Historical Information
By 1944, she had enlisted in the Army Nurse Corps with the rank of 2nd Lieutenant, and was first stationed at the Thomas H. England General Hospital in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Other postings included the Halloran General Hospital in Staten Island, New York, and Fort Hamilton in Brooklyn, New York.
DePietro later married Salvatore Ridolfi, and died at age eighty-seven in New York City on 9 January 2006.
0.16 Linear Feet (2 oversized folders)
Language of Materials
This collection primarily consists of letters to and from DePietro friends and family, as well as a small collection of school annuals, postcards, and Valentine's Day card, a Thanksgiving Day menu, and a photograph of an unnamed individual.
Source of Acquisition
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- Josephine L. DePietro Collection
- Julie Garling
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