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Grace I. Brown Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0299
Abstract

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

Shirley Ruth Smith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0318
Abstract Shirley R. Smith was a social worker in the American Red Cross from 1943 to 1945.Correspondence between Shirley R. Smith and her family and friends documents her service in the American Red Cross from 1943 to 1945. Letters in 1943 from Smith to her family in Wyoming, Ohio, describe her daily activities in great detail. Subjects in the spring of 1943 include her work with patients, a WAAC beauty shop, and a ceremony for Gray Ladies at her hospital in Indiana. Letters from...
Dates: 1941 - 1945