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Correspondence, 1941-1945, 1978, undated


Scope and Contents

Correspondence spans Ruth's service in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps during World War II, documenting her time at Lawson General Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia, Fort Bliss in Texas, the 67th General Hospital stationed in England, and with the 30th Field Hospital in Luxembourg, France, and Germany. Her letters reference her interactions with patients, off-duty activities, and observations during and immediately after the war. Includes letters to her mother, father, and her two sisters, Mary May McDonald, and A. Judith McDonald.


  • Creation: 1941-1945, 1978, undated


Language of Material

From the Collection:

Materials in English

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.


From the Collection: 2.0 linear feet (2 document boxes, 3 flat boxes, 1 oversize paper folder)

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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