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Contains 32 Results:

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....
Dates: before 2001

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.
Dates: 2003

Rayola Hodgkinson Andersen interview, 2003

 File — Box: 22, Folder: 16
Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 5 Sub-Series 6 Sub-Group Subgroup 3 File 566
Scope and Contents Materials contain a transcribed interview of Rayola Andersen regarding her service in the Cadet Nurse Corps during World War II from 1945 to 1948. Interview was conducted as part of the Nurses at War Project. Describes also joining the U.S. Air Force but getting deferred for essential civilian duty to set up a hospital in Vernal, UT. Talks about her decision to become a nurse and taking classes at the Latter-Day Saint Hospital. Recalls her fear of being around the instructors, going to choir,...
Dates: 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...
Dates: 1943-1945

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.
Dates: approximately 2003

Harold Messick memoir, after 1947

 File — Box: 22, Folder: 19
Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 6 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 7 File 569
Scope and Contents Materials contain a memoir of Harold Messick regarding his service in the U.S. Army during World War II as a medic in the 29th General Hospital. Talks about being drafted at 21 and training at Fort Bragg, North Carolina and Camp Stoneman, California. Talks about being shipped to New Caledonia in the South Pacific, meeting Bob Hope, and taking care of Japanese as well as Americans. Dated after 1947.
Dates: after 1947

Hershel E. Fansler interview and photographs, 1975

 File — Box: 22, Folder: 28
Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 6 Sub-Series 1 File 578
Scope and Contents Materials contain a transcribed interview (1974) of Hershel E. Fansler regarding his service in the U.S. Army in Hawaii beginning in 1938. Fansler describes the lifestyle and athletics of Schofield Barracks, where he was raised and later stationed when he joined the Army. He describes experiencing the Japanese attack on Hawaii and the strafing from Japanese planes that occurred at his outfit. Contains two copied photographs. Dated 1975.
Dates: Publication: 1975

Elmo Croft photographs of military service, approximately 1945

 File — Box: 22, Folder: 12
Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 6 Sub-Series 2 File 562
Scope and Contents Materials contain photographs of Elmo Croft from his service in the 314 Bomb Wing, 20th Air Force, U.S. Army Air Corps in North Field, Guam during World War II. Includes photograph of B-29 bomber called "City of Spanish Fork" (Utah) with Croft and others in foreground; Photograph clipped from Y News newspaper with "26 Provo, BYU Boys Get Together on Guam" (1945); and photographs of B-29 crash in which eleven men were killed in North Field, Guam in shop areas (1945). Dated approximately 1945.
Dates: approximately 1945

Kenneth A. Croney newspaper article, 2000 December

 File — Box: 22, Folder: 25
Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 6 Sub-Series 2 File 575
Scope and Contents Materials contain a newspaper article about Kenneth Croney's World War II experiences as a communications officer in the U.S. Army Air Corps from 1939-1944. Describes his missions in Tarawa, Ulithe, Canton, Saipan, Christmas Island, and Okinawa. Article contains three photographs. Dated December 2000.
Dates: 2000 December

George Dean Ellsworth papers, approximately 1943, approximately 2001

 File — Box: 22, Folder: 27
Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 8 File 577
Scope and Contents note Materials contain a memoir written by George Dean Ellsworth regarding his service in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II from 1942-1946. Also contains a memoir written by his wife, Helen Hamblin Ellsworth, about her experiences during World War II. Includes two photographs and their negatives. Dated approximately 1943, approximately 2001.
Dates: approximately 1943; approximately 2001