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Lola H. Ryan Collection

Identifier: WV 0362
Abstract Lola H. Ryan of McGraw, New York, worked as an operating room nurse in the Army Nurse Corps during World War II.\n The collection contains approximately 120 letters and v-mail written by Lola Ryan to her parents and brother. Ryan discusses her experiences of being a nurse in basic training, the conditions in wartime France, German prisoners of war, her experiences as a wartime nurse, and her longing to return home and be discharged from the army.
Dates: 1943 - 1945

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  • Subject: World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female X
  • Names: Ryan, Lola H. X