0.5 cubic feet
The Emily E. Evans Papers contain records collected from her time as a U.S. Army nurse during WWII, including newsletters and memoirs from her time serving abroad as well as her military records from 1943-1954. It also includes three scrapbooks containing miscellaneous military and 1940s ephemera, newspaper clippings, and photographs from her time spent in England, France and Switzerland. The scrapbooks were dismantled and put into folders in their original order.
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