WORLD WAR I
Cap, Nurse's

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Description Nurse's Cap: white linen; rectangular shaped; two pointed flaps on each end with button holes; flap at top with button to attach to pointed flaps; hemmed borders; red cross attached to front of cap.

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.
Dimensions H-10 W-16 inches
Year Range from 1918
Event World War I
Year range to 1919
Material Linen
Object ID 5877-14
Object Name Cap, Nurse's
People Davis, Jessica Ann
Stigman, Jessica Davis
Used Davis, Jessica Ann
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