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Carrie Radnik Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0269

Scope and Contents

Collection includes oral history interview and photographs from Radnik's World War II service with the Army Nurse Corps in Louisiana and in Australia and New Guinea.

Dates

  • 1942-1945, 2003
  • Majority of material found within 1942 - 1945

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the creators of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information. Please see our Sensitive Materials Statement.

Biographical Note

Carrie Gammel Radnik was born in Montrose, Arkansas, on May 14, 1919. She graduated from high school in 1937 and then entered a three-year nurse's training program at Touro Infirmary in New Orleans. Radnik joined the Army Nurse Corps in May 1942 and attended basic training at Camp Livingston in Alexandria, Louisiana. One year later she was called for overseas service and transported to Australia, where she worked at the 42nd General Hospital in Brisbane. By the fall of 1943, Radnik was transferred to the 87th Station Hospital in Doba Dura, New Guinea. She remained in New Guinea until August 1944. She married Martin Radnik in November 1944 and was discharged from the service in March 1945. After raising a family, Radnik returned to nursing on a hospital ward.

Extent

0.10 Linear Feet (5 items)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Carrie Radnik of Montrose, Alabama, served in the Army Nurse Corps during World War II.

Collection includes oral history interview and photographs from Radnik's service with the Army Nurse Corps in Louisiana and in Australia and New Guinea in the early 1940s.

Arrangement Note

The collection is arranged in two series: Series 1. Oral History, 2003; and Series 2. Photographs, 1943-1944.

Method of Acquisition

Gift of Carrie and Martin Radnik of Greensboro, North Carolina, on January 14, 2003.

Processing Information

Processed by Elizabeth Carmichael, August 2004.
Title
Carrie Radnik Collection
Status
Completed
Author
Elizabeth Carmichael
Date
08/01/2004
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
eng

Repository Details

Part of the Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives Repository

Contact:
P.O. Box 26170
320 College Ave.
Greensboro NC 27402-6170 US
336-334-5246