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    • Oral history interview with Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo, 2005

    • 2005-09-09
    • Primarily documents Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo's early life and education in China; her service in the Chinese Red Cross from 1942 to 1944; her service in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps from 1944 to 1946; her education at the Woman's College of the...
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • [Elsie Seetoo with rifle, 1942]

    • 1942
    • Elsie Yuen Seetoo and a another soldier kneel on one knee while holding a rifle, demonstrating a basic training drill in Fall of 1942. This was part of her indoctrination into the Medical Service Training Unit for the Chinese Army.
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • [Elsie Seetoo posing on charcoal truck, 1942]

    • 1942
    • Elsie Yuen Seetoo sits on a charcoal truck outside the headquarters of the Chinese Red Cross Medical Relief Corps in summer 1942. The vehicle has a red cross on the side, and behind it a large convoy of similar trucks can be seen.
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • [Elsie Seetoo in China, 1944]

    • 1944-07
    • Elsie Yuen Seetoo looks down at an object in her hand outside Kunming, China, shortly after she was commissioned in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps in July 1944.
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • [Elsie Seetoo outside dormitory, 1942]

    • 1942
    • Elsie Yuen Seetoo, in uniform, sits against a rail outside her dormitory at the Chinese Medical Relief Corps and Emergency Medical Training School in Guiyang, China, in the summer or fall of 1942.
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • [Elsie Seetoo outside clinic, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Elsie Yuen Seetoo stands in front of a clinic for Chinese soldiers at the Infantry Training Center operated by the U.S. Army outside Kunming, China, in late 1943.
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • [Elsie Seetoo on plane, 1944]

    • 1944-08
    • Elsie Yuen Seetoo faces backwards as passenger in a B-25 airplane enroute to Calcutta in August 1944. The cockpit is clearly visible behind her, with Capt. James Jackson, U.S. Army Air Force, piloting.
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • [Elsie Seetoo in China, 1944]

    • 1944-07
    • Elsie Seetoo, in uniform, pauses on a road outinside Kunming, Yunnan Province, China, in July 1944. Back of the photo reads "To Bill-A very Merry Christmas...Elsie, '44"
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • [Elsie Seetoo posing by a tree, 1944]

    • 1944-07
    • Elsie Yuen Seetoo leans against a tree near Hostel Three outside Kunming, China, shortly after she was commissioned by the US Army Nurse Corps in July 1944.
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • [Elsie Seetoo and coworkers in China, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Elsie Yuen Seetoo (left) with the base dentist (center) and nurse Josephine Wong (right, holding dog) pose at Chengkung Airbase, outside Kunming, China, in Spring 1944.
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • [Elsie Seetoo on stretcher ramp, 1945]

    • 1945-05
    • Elsie Yuen Seetoo, in nurses uniform, climbs the fire escape stairs that serve as the stretcher ramp for a hospital with no elevator, May 1945.
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • [Elsie Seetoo in Shanghai, 1946]

    • 1946-01
    • Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo, wearing her U.S. Army uniform, poses in Shanghai in January 1946.
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers

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