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Box 22

 Container

Contains 32 Collections and/or Records:

Gladys Madsen papers, 1974 January 29

 File — Box: 22, Folder: 22
Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 14 Sub-Series 1 File 572
Scope and Contents note Materials contain papers of Gladys Madsen regarding her service as a nurse in the U.S. Navy during World War II from 1943-1946 and in the Vietnam War from 1955-1974. Contains a memoir in which she talks about becoming a nurse, enlisting in the U.S. Navy, serving in California, and being released from and returning to active duty prior to the Vietnam War. Briefly discusses her various promotions and retirement in 1973. Also contains a biography of Madsen and two photographs of Madsen. Materials...

David C. Burns photographs of military experiences, approximately 1944-1945

 File — Box: 22, Folder: 8
Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 6 Sub-Series 4 File 558
Scope and Contents note Materials contain photographs of David C. Burns detailing his service in the U.S. Navy during World War II on the U.S.S. Comfort. Photo of the surrender ceremony in Japan, two photos of the U.S.S. Comfort, photo of David Burns in Navy uniform, photo of newspaper clip, two photos of destruction from war. Dated approximately 1944-1945.

Aldon B. Crow papers, 1944-1946

 File — Box: 22, Folder: 20
Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 6 Sub-Series 4 File 570
Scope and Contents note Materials contain papers relating to Aldon B. Crow and his service in the U.S. Navy during World War II aboard the U.S.S. Bosque. Contains Crow's account of his military service, copied military certificates (1946), and photographs (1945). The account discusses his travels to Japan, the Philippines, New Guinea, Guam, Tinian, Saipan, Eniwetok, Ulithi, Russell Islands, and New Caledonia. Dated 1944-1946, approximately 2001.

George Noel de Lange memoir, approximately 2001

 File — Box: 22, Folder: 21
Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 6 Sub-Series 4 File 571
Scope and Contents note Materials contain a memoir of George Noel de Lange regarding his service in the U.S. Navy during World War II on the U.S.S. Colorado and the U.S.S. Cabot. Memoir discusses some difficult experiences and mentions meeting Ernie Pyle. Photographs are included within the text. Dated approximately 2001.

Delila Cook Nielson Olsen memoir, 2004 October

 File — Box: 22, Folder: 23
Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 5 Sub-Series 3 Sub-Series 1 File 573
Scope and Contents Materials contain the memoir of Delila Cook Nielson Olsen regarding her service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War II. Talks about reporting to officers in Seattle, training in New York City, and the thrill of wearing a United States military uniform. Describes her marriage and her duty of caring for shiploads of wounded soldiers. Contains photographs within the text. Dated October 2004.

Chloe Cannon McCue letter, 2004 March 18

 File — Box: 22, Folder: 7
Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 5 Sub-Series 6 Sub-Group Subgroup 1 File 557
Scope and Contents Materials contain a letter written by Amy Cox about her aunt Chloe Cannon McCue (2004). Letter was written for the Nurses at War Project, regarding McCue's service in the U.S. Navy during World War II as a nurse. Letter briefly describes her joining the Navy and being stationed in Long Beach when Pearl Harbor was bombed. Also recalls her being shipped to Hawaii and experiencing a rudder problem, resulting in her ship being left behind the rest of the convoy. Also mentions her being transferred...

Blanche Whiting Love memoir, before 2001

 File — Box: 22, Folder: 31
Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 5 Sub-Series 6 Sub-Group Subgroup 2 File 581
Scope and Contents Materials contain the memoir of Blanch Whiting Love regarding her service as a nurse in the U.S. Army Nursing Corps during World War II from 1941 to 1945. Memoir was collected as part of the Nurses at War Project. Talks about her decision to become a nurse in order to afford school. Discusses the difficulty of finding employment after graduation because of the Depression. Talks about joining the Army in 1941, training at Fort Douglas and her decision to not serve overseas after Pearl Harbor....

Mary L. Cook account, 2003

 File — Box: 22, Folder: 17
Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 5 Sub-Series 6 Sub-Group Subgroup 2 File 567
Scope and Contents Materials contain an account of Mary L. Cook's service as a nurse in the U.S. Army during World War II written by her stepson, John W. Cook (2002). Brief description of service in Washington State. Talks about her first and second husbands who both served in the Army. Mentions their career at the Thomas Murphy Company in Kansas. Material was collected as part of the Nurses at War Project. Dated 2003.

Mildred Barker Lindley papers, 1943-1945

 File — Box: 22, Folder: 18
Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 5 Sub-Series 6 File 568
Scope and Contents Materials contain typed excerpts from the diary of Mildred Barker Lindley, who served as a Cadet Nurse in the Latter-Day Saint Hospital from June 1944 to December 1946 (1943-1945). This excerpt discusses her indecision in choosing a career, her final decision to join the nurse cadets, and high school graduation. Talks about working as an inspector of weapons. Talks about the hospital as her new love, the different cases she had to treat, classes and tests, and her monthly budget. Talks about...

Cjo Oka letter, approximately 2003

 File — Box: 22, Folder: 6
Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 5 Sub-Series 6 File 556
Scope and Contents Materials contain a letter written by Cjo Oka that describes her nursing experiences during World War II. Letter was written for the Nurses at War Project. Mentions attending a Latter-day Saint institution and proving her loyalty to the United States despite her Japanese ancestry. Dated approximately 2003.