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Collection Jessica Davis Stigman
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Description Panoramic photograph of World War I, Corps of Nurses, including Jessica Ann Davis Stigman, at the Base Hospital at Camp Grant, Rockford, Illinois.
Year Range from 1918
Event World War I
Year range to 1918
Medium Paper/Photographic Emulsion
Notes Panoramic long rolled portrait of nurses in the Army Nurse Corps and two US Army Medical Corps personel standing on bleachers at Camp Grant in Rockford, IL. The nurses are all wearing white uniforms and caps, and some wear dark blue capes.
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 who preceded her in death. She died June 14, 1964.
Object ID P2003.4.3
Object Name Print, photographic
People Stigman, Jessica Davis
Davis, Jessica Ann
Place Rockford, IL
Print size 8" x 25"
Subjects Female
Military personnel
World War I
Group portraits
Title Army Nurses
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