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World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:

Adventurous story of an army nurse during World War II and the Korean Conflict

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230341163]
Identifier: MSS 2606
Scope and Contents

Typed autobiography. Kauffroth was born in 1922 and studied nursing at the LDS Hospital School of Nursing in Salt Lake City, Utah. She was stationed in Brigham City, Utah, and India during World War II. She married Sylvester Kauffroth in 1953.

Dates: 2002

Laura Ellen Alley autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230341312]
Identifier: MSS 2623
Scope and Contents

Typed autobiography. Laura Ellen Alley was born in 1923 in Bancroft, Idaho. She served as a nurse in the McCaw General Hospital in Walla Walla, Washington, at the end of World War II.

Dates: 2000

Alice Lofgren Andrus autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230341304]
Identifier: MSS 2622
Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiography. Alice Lofgren was born in Huntsville, Utah, in 1919. She was a nurse during World War II serving at Oak Knoll Naval Hospital in Oakland, California, and on the USS Consolation. She married Ralph J. Andrus in 1949.

Dates: 2000

Virginia Armstrong autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230341320]
Identifier: MSS 2624
Scope and Contents

Typed autobiography. Armstrong joined the Army Nurse Corps in April of 1941. She served in Barnes General Hospital in Vancouver, Washington. She later went to Fitzsimmons General Hospital in Denver, Colorado. She was discharged honorably in July 1942.

Dates: 2000

Lola Prestwich Lamoreaux autobiography

 Item — Folder 1
Identifier: MSS 2685
Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiography. Lamoreaux attended the Dr. W. H. Grove Latter Day Saint Hospital School of Nursing in Salt Lake City, Utah, and joined the U.S. Army on 1 Dec. 1944. She writes about her training and various assignments in the army. She married Donald C. Lamaroeaux in 1948.

Dates: approximately 2000

Biography and obituary of Emma Bailey Gunnell

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230341429]
Identifier: MSS 2639
Scope and Contents

Typed copies of a one-paragraph biography of Gunnell and of her obituary. Emma B. Gunnell was in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps from 1943 to 1963. She served in field hospitals in Europe and in the Philippines. During the Korean War, she served in Hawaii. Gunnell achieved the rank of major.

Dates: 1993-2002

Biography of Beverly Rasband Dixon

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230341486]
Identifier: MSS 2632
Scope and Contents

Typed Biography of Beverly Rasband Dixon. She was born in 1920 in Heber City, Utah, served as a nurse for the United States Navy during World War II, and was stationed at the Oak-knoll Naval Hospital in the Bay Area of California. She married Sheldon Schaerrer Dixon in 1946 and died in 2000.

Dates: approximately 2000

Idonna Davis Doerig autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230341270]
Identifier: MSS 2619
Scope and Contents

Typed autobiography. Doerig was born in 1923 in Greenville, Utah. She married Albert Doerig, Jr. in 1954. After the war, she joined the United States Air Force Reserve Program and retired as a lieutenant colonel.

Dates: 2000

Beth Smith Edvalson interview

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230341478]
Identifier: MSS 2633
Scope and Contents

Typescript probably taken from an interview. Edvalson talked about her nursing education at the University of Utah starting in 1943. She married Frederick M. Edvalson on 4 July 1945 after she completed her training.

Dates: approximately 2002

Excerpts from the diary by an anonymous author

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230336981]
Identifier: MSS 2690
Scope and Contents

Typewritten excerpts from the diary of an unnamed cadet nurse from 4 Jan. 1943 to 15 Nov. 1945. She served in the military from June 1944 to Dec. 1946. She writes about her experiences being trained as a nurse, treating patients, and the celebration in Salt Lake City, Utah, at the end of the war. The author requested that her name not be used.

Dates: 1943-1945