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Grace I. Brown Collection

Identifier: WV 0299

Grace I. Brown served in the Army Nurse Corps in England during World War I.

Three letters from 1918 to 1919 describe some of Brown's experiences during the war. Subjects include the conditions and entertainment on her ship across the Atlantic; living conditions in camp; and food supplies and rations in England.

Dates: 1918-1919

Martha M. Garrett Scrapbook

Identifier: WV 0674
Content Description The scrapbook documents the wartime service of Martha M. Garrett with photographs, postcards, magazine and newspaper clippings, and ephemera. The photographs depict medical facilities and patients, as well as the surrounding country and its inhabitants. Photographs include the grounds and buildings of Fort Devens as well as several shots of nurses working in the wards. Prior to leaving for England July 12th on the U.S.S. Olympic, Garrett stopped in New York City where she snapped images of...
Dates: 1917-1920

Glory Hancock Collection

Identifier: WV 0181
Content Description

The collection includes handwritten correspondence written by Hancock regarding conditions and the work with aiding sick and wounded soldiers, circa 1918.

Dates: circa 1918

Edith O'Neill Letter

Identifier: WV 0321
Content Description

The letter is dated 14 October, 1918. O'Neill, writing from Bresse, France, describes the difficulties in finding lodging; the character of the town and people of Bresse; exchanging currency; and serving "cocoa; and coffee and soda water; ice cream and cakes" to and talking with with United States soldiers.

Dates: circa 1942-1945

Anne Huheey Collection

Identifier: WV 0314
Scope and Contents Letters to family and friends chiefly document Anne Huheey's service with the American Expeditionary Forces in the spring of 1919. Repeated themes include news of family and friends, both those at home and other nurses serving overseas; the weather; various illnesses; and diversions such as horseback riding and tennis. Hospital wards and patients are occasionally mentioned.Also included are letters from friends serving overseas. Letters from her female friends describe a dance;...
Dates: 1918-1919

Dr. Mary Emily Lapham Collection

Identifier: WV 0418
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of letters written by Mary Lapham during her time with the Red Cross. The letters document Lapham's day-to-day activities from March 1918, when her ship sailed from New York City, until she returned to the United States in January 1920. The letters are posted from Paris, La Rochelle, and towns across Brittany in France; also, Prague, Petrovatz, Marienbad, and the Children's Camp at Nizni Smokovec in Czechoslovakia.In addition to the letters from...
Dates: 1917-1920

M. A. Lincoln Collection

Identifier: WV 0304
Scope and Contents

Two 1917 letters describe Lincoln's desire to return home in the fall of 1917 to join the U.S. Army and her fears that she will not return in time to secure a favorable post.

Dates: 1917 July-August

Nina M. H. National Service School Photograph Album

Identifier: WV 0723
Content Description

Nina M. H. served with the paramilitary First National Service School for Girls in 1919, during WWI, which was a program designed to train young women for service in support of the U.S. Military. Album contains 109 photographs documenting Nina's training and also a Victory Parade.

Dates: 1919

Erma G. Riedel Photograph Album

Identifier: WV 0709
Content Description

Photograph album includes over 250 photographs taken by Riedel during her Army Nurse Corps service. Included are images of soldiers and nurses at Fort Des Moines, Iowa and images of nurses, patients, buildings and wards at Camp Kerhuon, France. There are also photographs taken during her travels around France and Italy and of Riedel's return voyage back to the United States. There are also approxiamately 80 commercial photographs of France during the war.

Dates: 1918-1920

Viola Brown Sanders Collection

Identifier: WV 0323
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 14 June 2005; various photographs of Viola during her service with the United States Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service), 1943-1966; various newspaper clippings featuring Viola or military related articles, 1971, 1999-2005; letters written to Viola that honor her work and career.

Dates: 1943-2005

Agnes C. M. Sliter Rodgers Collection

Identifier: WV 0097
Content Description

The collection includes Naval Discharge and Enrollment papers, 24 September 1918-31 December 1920; 2 photographs of Rodger's United States Naval Reserve Yeomanette, 1918-1919.

Dates: circa 1918 to 1920

Elsie Travilla Spear Diary

Identifier: WV 0685
Content Description Pocket Diary with entries from 9 September, 1918-20 July, 1919, documenting her experience as a dietitian with the United States Sanitary Corps in France during World War I. Inside the diary there are metal Iron Crosses from Champagne Bottles, patches, and other materials taped to the pages. Loose materials include personal photographs, baggage tag, R.M.S. Aquitania Deck Chair ticket, Nurses Pass for Hospital Center Kerhuon 1919, Paper from Grand Hotel De La Plage Morgat, War Department...
Dates: 1918-1919

Clara Fredere Sullivan Collection

Identifier: WV 0450
Scope and Contents

This collection contains an album of photographs taken during Clara's time in the Army Nurse Corps, a copy of handwritten reminiscences, a copy of her certificate of identity from the War Department, and a medical kit.

Dates: 1918-1919

United States Enlisted Woman's World War I Service Collection

Identifier: WV 0344

This photograph album contains pictures predominately of one United States enlisted woman during World War I as she travels through France. There are photographs of other enlisted members as well as a captioned photograph of a ship which they likely traveled on to Scotland.

Dates: 1917-1918; Other: Date acquired: 2010

World War I Diary

Identifier: WV 0280

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