US Armed Services Small Collection
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An inventory of papers at the Midwest Nursing History Research Center, College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago.
|Overview of the Collection|
|Repository:||MNHRC, CON, University of Illinois at Chicago|
|Title:||US Armed Services Small Collection|
|Quantity:||0.5 linear feet|
SCOPE AND CONTENTS
A few miscellaneous items related to nursing in the armed services.
A few miscellaneous items related to nursing in the armed services and the Red Cross.
Folder 1: Program, United Spanish War Veterans, 1927
Folder 2: Edith Cavell, WWI English Nurse executed by the Germans in 1915. Booklet: Correspondence with the US Ambassador respecting the execution of Miss Cavell at Brussels. Three postcards
Folder 3: 56th Anniversary Album, US Army Base Hospital # 12, BEF, France, 1917-1973 (2)
Folder 4: Recruitment brochure, nd, c 1960s; Prayer of the Army Nurse booklet; formal photograph WW I Nurse; copies of 3 nurses, WW 2.
Folder 5: Guide to ANC oral history program, 1986
Folder 6: Air Force, official service journal of the US Army Air Forces, Oct. 1944.
Folder 7: Flight Nursing. Air University, USAF School of Aviation Medicine. Sept., 1949
Folder 8: Recruitment materials for the U.S. Air Force. 1960s
Folder 9: History of US Navy Nurse Corps. Typed. From 1811 to 1954. Nd/no author
Folder 10: U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps. Instructions for wearing uniform; Copy of photograph of Cadet Nurses—No information given. Newspaper clipping, Cadet Nurses from St. Bernard’s Hospital, Chicago.
Folder 11: Cadet Nurse Patches (summer and winter), “Wear it Proudly” brochure on wearing the Cadet Nurse uniform, Recruitment pamphlet with article “War, Women, and the care of the Sick – U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps”, “Cadet Nurse Corps News” Vol 1, No 5 November, 1945, photograph of CC Nurse
Folder 12: Calendar, 1994, The Women’s Memorial. Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of WWII
Folder 13: Newsweek. 4/8/1985. Legacy of Vietnam
Folder 14: Dedication of Vietnam Women’s Memorial. 11/1993
Folder 15: Various army, navy nurse insignia, epaulette
Highlights in the history of the Army Nurse Corps. US Army Center of Military History
Red Cadet Nurse uniform in travel case with other uniforms
Folder 1: Memories of Jane A. Delano, Mary A. Clarke, 1934
Folder 2: Red Cross Magazine Feb. 1919
Folder 3: Red Cross armband, Red Cross cap (unclear if cap is actually Red Cross)
Folder 4: Red Cross clippings and pamphlets 1942-1982, Red Cross pins and membership card from 1935
Folder 5: Red Cross Nursing Service—a guide for instructors in schools of nursing. C. 1950s; Beyond the Line of Duty: Introducing Red Cross Nursing Services—a guide for Schools of Nursing, 1952
Misc. Box 5
Sheet music, I don’t want to get well. 1917
Life magazine, May 26, 1941. Image of army nurse on cover.
Life magazine, April 26, 1943. Image of nurse and candy striper on cover.
Life magazine, Dec. 27, 1943. Image of wounded soldier and nurse on cover.
New York Times magazine, Nov. 7 1993. Image of Vietnam nurse on cover. Article about how these nurses are recovering after war.