Shirley Van Brakle Collection
The collection contains photographs, correspondence, and newspaper clippings.
- circa 1942-1954
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Shirley Van Brakle of served overseas while a member of the Army Nurse Corps from 1943 to 1946. Shirley Van Brakle enlisted in the Army Nurse Corps in 1943 and attended basic training at Halloran General Hospital in Staten Island, New York. She was then stationed at Ft. Monmouth, New Jersey, before being sent to England in April 1944 with the 160th General Hospital. She remained overseas through at least November 1945 and was discharged in 1946.
0.21 Linear Feet (3 folders )
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- United States. Army Nurse Corps -- Military life
- United States. Army Nurse Corps -- Uniforms
- United States. Army Nurse Corps -- Women
- Women and the military
- Women veterans
- World War, 1939-1945
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Women
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States -- Photographs
- Shirley Van Brakle Collection
- Matthew McCarthy
- 2022 May
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