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Josephine L. DePietro Collection

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

Alice Doretta Lentz Collection

Identifier: WV 0419

Alice Doretta Lentz (1921-2009) was a nurse holding the rank of ensign in the United States Navy Nurse Corps during World War II, who was stationed at the U.S. Naval Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

This collection consists of personal letters written by Lentz to her family that describe her life as a nurse, her patients at the hospital, and her friends.

Dates: 1945 - 1946

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