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Source:   United States. Army; Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAACs) and Women's Army Corps (WACs)


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[Captain Mary L. Petty, Chief Nurse, holding a glass bottle and showing it to 2nd Lieutenant Olive Bishop, who is writing on a small pad of paper, Fort Huachuca, Arizona.

Image ID: 1260347

[Captain Mary L. Petty, Chief Nurse, holding a glass bottle and showing it to 2nd Lieutenant Olive Bishop, who is writin...

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Image Title

:  [Captain Mary L. Petty, Chief Nurse, holding a glass bottle and showing it to 2nd Lieutenant Olive Bishop, who is writing on a small pad of paper, Fort Huachuca, Arizona.

Additional Name(s)

: United States. Office of War Information -- Sponsor
American Red Cross -- Sponsor

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Specific Material Type

: Photographs

Item Physical Description

: 1 photographic print: gelatin silver, 8 x 10 in.

Item/Page/Plate

: 38952

Notes

: Original negative #: A 52980; Caption on back: "Captain Mary L. Petty, of Chicago, left, who headed the first contingent of Negro Army nurses to arrive in the European war theater, is shown here while on duty as Chief Nurse at Ft. Huachuca, before her assignment overseas. Assisting her in inspecting an operating room at the camp hospital is 2nd Lt. Olive Bishop, of New York. Both nurses were recruited for Army duty by the American Red Cross, ....
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Source

: Military. / World War II / United States. Army; Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAACs) and Women's Army Corps (WACs)

Source Description

: 3531 items (9.9 lin. ft., 39 boxes)

Location

: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture / Photographs and Prints Division

Catalog Call Number

: Sc Photo Military

Digital ID

: 1260347

Record ID

: 612767

Digital Item Published

: 4-29-2005; updated 1-20-2012

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