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Ethel Wilson Ewen papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2007_111-UA
Scope and Contents This small collection (.10 linear foot) consists of her school records from Berea College, her Army Nurse Corps paperwork, some other World War I memorabilia, and her copies of the Kentucky State Board of Health Certificate of Birth from when she practiced midwifery. These materials were donated to the University of Louisville Archives and Records Center by her daughter, Mary Frances Meadows, in 2007. There is a short biography of Ethel Wilson Ewen in the donor file.
Dates: 1906-1981; Majority of material found within 1906-1919

Eva Sesmer Snyder papers

 Collection
Identifier: KORN101
Scope and Contents This bulk of the artifacts and personal papers document her nurse's training and her World War I service. Her uniform is accompanied by all of the accessories, insignias, and is in good condition. Lecture notes and official correspondence from the U.S. Army and the American Red Cross comprise the bulk of the textual material. There are also excellent photographs of both patients and the staff at Base Hospital #40.The donor of both portions of materials was her daughter, Louisville...
Dates: 1894-1979

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University of Louisville Archives and Special Collections 1
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Midwives 1
Military nursing -- History -- 20th century 1
World War, 1914-1918 1
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Ewen, Ethel Wilson 1
Snyder, Eva Sesmer, 1895-1979 1