In Her Words

Letters & Memos

This selection of letters, written by and to some of the women profiled in this exhibit, is grouped by broad themes. They provide additional insight into these women’s lives and the challenges they faced. In particular, the letters from army nurses provide interesting first-person accounts of nursing during World War I and II.

Discouragement, Encouragement, Success:
Nursing during World War I:
Nursing during World War II:
Nursing History:
Social Service:

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