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    • [American Women's Hospitals bulletin, October 1918]

    • 1918-10
    • MSS002 Dr. Anna Maria Gove Papers, 1826-1952
    • The October 1918 edition, Vol. 1 No. 1, of the Bulletin, a publication of The American Women's Hospitals, organized by The War Service Committee of The Medical Women's National Association, affiliated with The American Red Cross.
    • [ARC/ANC outdoor uniform, circa 1918]

    • 1918
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection
    • Outdoor Uniform worn by members of the Red Cross and U.S. Army Nurses in France during World War I. The uniform was made by Abercrombie and Fitch Co. and is constructed of olive green whipcord fabric. The uniform jacket is belted around the waist...
    • [ARC/ANC service cap, circa 1918]

    • 1930
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection
    • Service cap worn by members of the Red Cross and Army Nurse Corps during World War I. The cap is upturned at the brim and cinched at the top, with a black ribbon tied in a bow around the crown. Above the bow, a Red Cross pin is affixed, which would...
    • [Company K scrapbook, 1916-1917]

    • 1916-1917
    • MSS049 Company K Scrapbook, 1916 - 1917
    • This scrapbook, dating between 1916 and 1917, was created by representatives of Company K, Third Infantry, North Carolina National Guard. The scrapbook contains a printed narrative history of Company K, which was first organized in Asheboro, NC in...
    • [Dr. Lapham inspecting a kitchen, circa 1919]

    • 1919
    • WV0418 Dr. Mary Emily Lapham Papers, 1917 - 1920
    • Dr. Mary Lapham, in her Red Cross uniform, looks to the left as she stands behind a table in a kitchen she is inspecting. In addition to many children, four women wearing aprons, a man in civilian clothing, and another female Red Cross worker are...
    • [Four WACs in WWI uniforms, 1967]

    • 1967
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • Four WACs pose in WWI-era uniforms in a publicity photo for the Star Spangled Pageant, a touring exhibit presenting the history of women's association with the U.S. Army in 1967. They are (left to right): Pat Rice (far left) in a taupe Marine Corps...
    • [Letter from Glory Hancock to Favie and Sylva, 1918]

    • 1918-09-17
    • WV0181 Glory Hancock Letters
    • The conditions that Glory Hancock is working under are starting to wear her down, as she is "so sick of having people depend on me I could scream." She also discusses large artillery being removed from her village, her relationship woes with her...
    • [Letter from Glory Hancock to Favie, 13 Feb 1918]

    • 1918-02-13
    • WV0181 Glory Hancock Letters
    • Glory Hancock writes to a Favie to congratulate him on his engagement and asks for more details. She says she will try to visit in May and is getting leave to go retrieve her diplomas and pin from Paris.
    • [Letter from Glory Hancock to Favie, 18 February  1918 ]

    • 1918-02-18
    • WV0181 Glory Hancock Letters
    • Glory Hancock expects to be able to take leave in May if there is not a major offensive. She writes to her father's fiancé in hopes of expediting this process. Don is going to meet up with her soon.
    • [Letter from Glory Hancock to her family, 1 July 1918]

    • 1918-07-01
    • WV0181 Glory Hancock Letters
    • Hancock writes about her trip aboard ship back to base and mentions several famous individuals she has met, including Lady Chetwynd, Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, and Captain A. Radclyffe Dugmore.
    • [Letter from Glory Hancock to her family, 1918 ]

    • 1918-09-10
    • WV0181 Glory Hancock Letters
    • Hancock describes crowded conditions in the hospital, the low number of staff to care for the patients, and the exhaustion she feels at the end of her night shifts. She is tired of the conditions in which she is living, and is worn out mentally...
    • [Letter from Glory Hancock to her family, 1918]

    • 1918
    • WV0181 Glory Hancock Letters
    • After a period of leave, Hancock describes the environment aboard the ship taking her back to her station. She fondly recalls a recent visit with her family and misses them greatly.
    • [Letter from Glory Hancock to her family, 1918]

    • 1918
    • WV0181 Glory Hancock Letters
    • Hancock talks of the high number of French and English casualties due to the latest increase in fighting. She tells of the dinner she gave before the fighting increased, lists the people who attended, and tells how it ended with an air raid. She...
    • [Letter from Glory Hancock to her Favie and Sylva, 20 July 1918]

    • 1918-07-20
    • WV0181 Glory Hancock Letters
    • Glory Hancock has returned from a leave in London and tells of her activities there; things have been quiet since she returned to Belgium. Hancock also notes she won't have leave again for eight or nine months and hopes that the war will be over...

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