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Florence J. Martin, World War I scrapbook 1917-1919

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI V334 (Text) 928170-1001 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 1 item 1 volume

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/07/06 by Lauren Patton. EAD finding aid created 2016/07/06 by Lauren Patton.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection contains a scrapbook compiled by Florence J. Martin that conveys her experiences as a nurse in France from 1917-1919 during World War I through letters, photographs, and newsclippings.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Florence J. Martin, World War I scrapbook, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Biographical or Historical Data:
Florence J. Martin was born 15 November 1876 in Jeffersonville, Indiana. She trained to be a nurse at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia. Because of her experience and reputation as a nurse in Indianapolis she was appointed Chief Nurse of Lilly Base Hospital Number 32 in Contreville, France during the latter part of World War I. Her duties there ended in 1919. Upon returning to Indianapolis she took a job at Indianapolis Industrial Clinic where she worked until retirement at the age of eighty-four. Martin died in 1963 at the age of eighty-six.Sources: Indianapolis Star 16 Oct. 1955: Star Magazine 26. "Florence J. Martin." Indiana Biography Series, Indiana State Library, volume 62, page 45.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a records transfer from the Indiana Division on 2005/04/05.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Nurses.
World War, 1914-1918.
World War, 1914-1918 > War work > Indiana.
Genre: Scrapbooks.

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