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Catalog Number 10311-9
Title Skirt, Military, USA, Army Nurse Corps, World War II, Jeanette Meyer Davis
Object Name Skirt
Description Brown skirt, plastic button and metal zipper on side. Size 12, A-line, stitched down front pleat, side zipper and button closure.

Year Range from 1944
Year Range to 1945
Material rayon, plastic, metal
Used USA: Howells (Colfax) Nebraska; England
People Davis, Jeanette (Meyer)
Search Terms U.S. Army Nurse Corps
Other Name Skirt, Military, Women's
Event World War II
History A native of Howells, Nebraska, Jeanette Meyer Davis joined the U.S. Army Nurse Corps January 27, 1944 after receiving an RN degree at Methodist Hospital in Omaha, Nebraska and working at Doctors Hospital, also in Omaha. Davis had six weeks of training at Camp Carson in Colorado, and shortly afterward she was sent to England. She served in a colostomy ward, where soldiers were treated for wounds in their abdomens. Davis attained the rank of 1st lieutenant and was discharged November 14, 1945.
Credit line Jeanette Meyer Davis, Lincoln (Lancaster), Nebraska
Collection Davis, Jeanette Meyer