Army Nurse Jessica Davis

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Collection Jessica Davis Stigman
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Description Large format image of World War I Army Nurse Jessica Ann Davis Stigman in uniform.
Year Range from 1919
Event World War I
Film Size 4" x 5"
Year range to 1919
Medium Paper/Photographic Emulsion
Neg # 23329
Notes Studio portrait of Jessica Ann Davis (later Stigman) wearing her Army Nurse Corps uniform (see uniform in curatorial department). She wears the regulation uniform skirt and tunic with one overseas stipe (6 months in Europe), World War I Victory ribbon bar above left pocket, Base Hospital patch on left shoulder, and "U.S." and Cadeuses pins on collars. She is also wearing the regulation brimmed hat.
Jessica Ann Davis was born in Omro, Wis. in 1890. According to her death certificate she moved to Rockford, Ill. in 1912. She attended nursing school at the Rockford Hospital Training School and graduated on June 11, 1918. On July 1, 1918 joined the Army Nurse Corp. She was stationed at the Base Hospital at Camp Grant, in Rockford, IL, and served at Camp Hospital No. 52 in Le Mans, France. She received her discharge on June 20, 1919. She worked as a nurse in Rockford, Ill until her retirement in 1959. She married a man by the name of Stigman some time after 1930. He preceded her in death. She died June 14, 1964.
Object ID P2003.4.1
Object Name Print, photographic
People Stigman, Jessica Davis
Davis, Jessica Ann
Print size 7" x 9 1/2"
Subjects Portrait photographs
Military personnel
World War I
Title Army Nurse Jessica Davis
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