Base Hospital Personnel, Camp Grant

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Collection Jessica Davis Stigman
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Description Panoramic photograph of World War I, Base Hospital Personnel 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 US Army Medical Corps personel standing in formation at Camp Grant in Rockford, IL. The nurses and soldiers are all in uniforms. Also visible are the band; ambulences; a motorcycle side car; wagons; horses; and the barracks.
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 P2003.4.4
Object Name Print, photographic
People Stigman, Jessica Davis
Davis, Jessica Ann
Place Rockford, IL
Print size 10" x 38"
Subjects Female
Military personnel
World War I
Group portraits
Military hospitals
Military medicine
Military bands
Title Base Hospital Personnel, Camp Grant
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