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World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:

Lillie Jacobs Fitzsimons interviews

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230341452]
Identifier: MSS 2635
Scope and Contents

Typescript of an interview. Fitzsimons was sent to Australia and New Guinea in 1943. After 18 months, she went to a hospital in the Philippines. She talked about the challenges of nursing in a tropical area. She treated both American soldiers and Japanese captives.

Dates: approximately 2001

Erma Louise Hirschi Gantenbein interview

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230341445]
Identifier: MSS 2636
Scope and Contents

Typed copy of an interview. Gantenbein was born in Idaho in 1921, graduated from the L.D.S. Hospital in Idaho Falls, Idaho, in 1942, and served in the United States Army from 1943 to 1946. She served in hospitals in Great Britain and France. She married Earl Gantenbein in 1946.

Dates: approximately 2001

Rosmary Clara Klatt Harms interview

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230341411]
Identifier: MSS 2644
Scope and Contents Typed interview dated 9 May 2002. Harms was drafted into the Red Cross in 1940-1 and served in a field hospital in Russia in 1942. In this interview, she talked about her training and the conditions she faced in Russia. She was captured by the Americans at the end of the war and imprisoned with the men until she was recognized as being a woman. She met her husband, George Harms, at that time, and they were married in August of 1947. They later lived in the United States. She joined the...
Dates: 2002

Ruth Lofthouse Bingham interview

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230341379]
Identifier: MSS 2626
Scope and Contents

Typed interview. "Sister Bingham did not remember many of the experiences she had while she served as a nurse at war. With the help of her son, Byron, and through asking her many questions, she was able to remember a small amount of her service. Her main memory was that 'I took care of patients.'" She was born in Brigham City, Utah, and married Fred Alvin Bingham in 1947.

Dates: 2002

Mary Jane Neville Johns autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230340892]
Identifier: MSS 2681
Scope and Contents

Typed autobiography. Johns writes about her experiences as a nurse in the United States Navy during World War II. She served in Long Beach, California; Norman, Oklahoma; and Bethesda, Maryland.

Dates: 2001

Evelyn Jorgensen autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230336825]
Identifier: MSS 2688
Scope and Contents

Typed autobiography. Jorgensen talks about growing up and about her association with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She also tells about her service at the LDS Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah, during World War II. She married Vernon F. Jorgensen in 1947.

Dates: 2000

Audrey Fryer Kent autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230341296]
Identifier: MSS 2621
Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiography. She served in the Letterman General Hospital at the Presidio in San Francisco, California. She was assigned to operating rooms and helped with reconstructive surgery. She married D. W. Kent in 1944.

Dates: 2000

Fern Maurine Lowery autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230336866]
Identifier: MSS 2689
Scope and Contents

Typed autobiography. Lowery joined the cadet nurse program during World War II. She talks about her classes and work shifts during the war. She later worked at the Utah Valley Hospital.

Dates: 2002

Barbara Jean Bowman Mace autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230336858]
Identifier: MSS 2691
Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiography. Mace was born in Colonia Juarez in Mexico, and she always wanted to be a nurse. She served as a Cadet Nurse from Jan. 1945 to Jun. 1945. At that time, she was stationed in the Bushnell General Hospital in Brigham City, Utah. She married Ward Mace in 1946.

Dates: 2000

Nina Maughan Marsh autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230337021]
Identifier: MSS 2693
Scope and Contents

Typed autobiography. She writes about her training as a nurse and about meeting her husband. She married Stanley P. Marsh in 1951. She died of a massive heart attack in 2002.

Dates: 2000