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    • [Letter from Sammie M. Rice to Estelle Rice, 2 September 1942]

    • 1942-09-02
    • Rice believes she will be sent overseas soon. She writes of her hopes to get to Florence, SC, before leaving; writing her will, taking out Army Insurance; and her friend's promotion. She will be among the first African American nurses sent...
    • WV0257 Sammie M. Rice Papers
    • [Three African American ANC nurses, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Army nurses Sammie M. Rice (left), an unidentified woman (center), and Gertrude Marguerite Bertram (right) stand with one another, probably at Fort Bragg, N.C., circa 1943. Rice wears a blue service uniforms with a 1st pattern service hat, Betram...
    • WV0257 Sammie M. Rice Papers
    • [Sammie M. Rice and boy, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Army Nurse Sammie M. Rice stands beside a young boy, circa 1943. She wears the ANC blue service uniform with the jacket unbuttoned.
    • WV0257 Sammie M. Rice Papers
    • [African American ANC nurse, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • An unidentified army nurse poses outside a building, probably at Fort Bragg, N.C., in the ANC beige summer uniform, circa 1943.
    • WV0257 Sammie M. Rice Papers
    • [Letter from Sammie M. Rice to Estelle Rice, 1943]

    • 1943-03-14
    • Rice, now in Africa, tells of her visits to Casablanca, Dakar, and Freetown on her way to her latest destination. She discusses money matters, and that she had been Camp Kilmer, N.J., before departing the States.
    • WV0257 Sammie M. Rice Papers
    • [Letter from W.T. Briscoe to Sammie Rice, 1943]

    • 1943-04-11
    • Briscoe, at Camp Tyson, Tennessee, has completed Barrage Balloon Service School but was not assigned to an advanced school. He notices from her letters that Sammie has changed in several ways since joining the army.
    • WV0257 Sammie M. Rice Papers
    • [Letter from Sammie M. Rice to Estelle Rice, 23 October 1943]

    • 1943-10-23
    • Rice, somewhere in Africa, tells of her trip to the capitol city, school children visiting the hospital today, and a USO show she saw starring Frederic March. She is currently in charge of the psychopathic ward of the hospital.
    • WV0257 Sammie M. Rice Papers
    • [Letter from W.T. Briscoe to Sammie Rice, 12 December, 1943.]

    • 1943-12-12
    • Briscoe writes of hearing Roland Hayes in concert and seeing a performance of "Porgy and Bess," which he loved. He writes of his strong feelings toward Sammie and hopes that they are reciprocated.
    • WV0257 Sammie M. Rice Papers
    • [Elna Allran Jones and friend, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Elna Allran Jones (right) and a Cadet Nurse Corps friend both wear the gray and white striped summer uniform and beret outside Charlotte Memorial Hospital, North Carolina, circa 1944.
    • WV0023 Elna Allran Jones Papers
    • [Tent Quarters of the 305th Station Hospital, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Nurse Helen Savage (in image on right) and nurses of the 305th Station Hospital (image on left with Ptaszynski in the center of the group) pose in front of the tents in Southampton, England, they called home for thirteen months in 1944 and 1945....
    • WV0033 Estelle Garner Ptaszynski Papers
    • [Army nurses in the snow, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Estelle Garner Ptaszynski (center) and four other Army Nurse Corps members stand outside the field hospital in England on a snowy day, 1943-1945. Garner is wearing the Army Nurse Corps overcoat.
    • WV0033 Estelle Garner Ptaszynski Papers

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