Washington University School of Medicine Oral History Project

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"Studying Conditions" cast members, Base Hospital 21, Rouen, France, 1918
“Studying Conditions” and “Cinderella a’ la Guerre” were presented Christmas night, 1918, in the recreation hut of Base Hospital 21 in Rouen, France. “Studying Conditions,” a two-act sketch with post-war Paris as the background, was written by Edward J. Collier, a non-commissioned officer of the unit. “Cinderella a’ la Guerre,” a farce in two acts with prologue and epilogue, was written by Katherine Murphy, a nurse with the unit.