Base Hospital, Camp Grant

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Collection Jessica Davis Stigman
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Description Panoramic halftone print of World War I, Base Hospital at Camp Grant, Rockford, Illinois.
Year Range from 1919
Event World War I
Year range to 1919
Medium Paper//Ink
Notes Panoramic long rolled halftone print of the Base Hospital at Camp Grant in Rockford, IL. Most of the structures of the hospital are visible. The Hospital opened in October 1917 and closed in July 1919. There is also a printed history of the facility on the print.
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 P2003.4.5
Object Name Print, Halftone
People Stigman, Jessica Davis
Davis, Jessica Ann
Place Rockford, IL
Print size 11" x 36"
Subjects Medical aspects of war
World War I
Military hospitals
Title Base Hospital, Camp Grant
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