Photographic Scrapbook of the American Ambulance Service, Assembled by Nurse Geraldine K. Martin.

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Title

Photographic Scrapbook of the American Ambulance Service, Assembled by Nurse Geraldine K. Martin.

Subject

American Ambulance Hospital.
World War, 1914-1918.
Medicine, Military.
Military nursing.
Surgery, Military.

Description

In the spring of 1915, Geraldine K. Martin, a 1912 graduate of the Johns Hopkins Training School for Nurses, traveled to France as a member of the Harvard Unit of the American Ambulance Hospital; she later assembled an album of over 250 photographs of her colleagues, the hospital, sights and battlefields, documenting her experiences in World War I. The Harvard Unit, included house surgeons of Massachusetts General Hospital and the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, including Dr. Elliott Carr Cutler, and also Harvard Medical School faculty members Drs. Richard P. Strong and Robert B. Osgood.

Creator

Martin, Geraldine K. (Geraldine Kemmis) 1887-1937.

Source

Photographic Scrapbook of the American Ambulance Service, Assembled by Nurse Geraldine K. Martin, 1915.

Date Created

1915

Format

text

Extent

1 volume.

Language

English.

Type

still image

Identifier

Acc. 2000-016.

Provenance

Purchased for the Boston Medical Library through the Franc D. Ingraham Fund, 1999.

Files

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Citation

Martin, Geraldine K. (Geraldine Kemmis) 1887-1937., “Photographic Scrapbook of the American Ambulance Service, Assembled by Nurse Geraldine K. Martin.,” OnView, accessed April 12, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/17911.