Passport photograph of M. Blanche Wallace, 1918.

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Title

Passport photograph of M. Blanche Wallace, 1918.

Subject

Wallace, M. Blanche (Mary Blanche), 1892-1979.
Military nursing.
Harvard Surgical Unit.
World War, 1914-1918.

Description

Autographed passport photograph of M. Blanche Wallace, April 1918. Mary Blanche Wallace (1892-1979) of Woburn served as a nurse with the third Harvard Surgical Unit, working at General Hospital No. 22 from June 11, 1916, to June 9, 1917. She then returned to France in April 1918 as a member of the American Red Cross Nursing Service, working in hospitals through the end of the war. Blanche Wallis documented her experiences in two scrapbooks filled with newsclippings, photographs, ephemera and memorabilia.

Creator

Photographer unknown.

Source

Wallace, M. Blanche (Mary Blanche), 1892-1979. Scrapbooks, 1916-1924 (inclusive).

Date Created

1918-04.

Format

image

Extent

1 photographic print, mounted.

Type

still image

Identifier

H MS b63.1, v.1.

Provenance

Gift of M. Blanche Wallace to the Archives of Harvard Medical School, 1971.

Files

0004144_ref.jpg

Citation

Photographer unknown., “Passport photograph of M. Blanche Wallace, 1918.,” OnView, accessed April 12, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/17940.