Nurses at Camp Hospital #52, Le Mans, France

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Record 524/678
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Collection Jessica Davis Stigman
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Description Oversized photograph of World War I, Nurses at Camp Hospital #52, Le Mans, France.
Event World War I
Medium Paper/Photographic Emulsion
Notes Large format, tightly rolled photograph of the Nurses at Camp Hospital #52, Le Mans, France. The nurses are posed in a courtyard of an ancient chateau like structure. World War I doughboys, probably patients, can be seen in the windows.
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 P2003.4.6
Object Name Print, photographic
People Stigman, Jessica Davis
Davis, Jessica Ann
Place Le Mans, France
Print size 16" x 30"
Subjects Medical aspects of war
World War I
Military hospitals
Title Nurses at Camp Hospital #52, Le Mans, France
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