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Norma G. Smith papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSC-175

Content Description

Photograph album of VJ Day Parade in Honolulu, Hawaii, September 3, 1945 and other photographs of Hawaii; Two photographs of nurses and patients at Newport Naval Hospital, 1945; Imprints of Base Eight Hospital, Honolulu, Hawaii, second Anniversary Edition, 1945, and Aloha booklet for those who served in Hawaii, 1941–1945; Resume of service in Navy Nurse Corps, 1944–1946.


  • 1944-1945 and undated


Conditions Governing Access

Access is open to all researchers, unless otherwise specified.

Conditions Governing Use

Material in this collection is in the public domain, unless otherwise noted.

Biographical Note

Graduated from Pawtucket School of Nursing, Pawtucket, RI in 1943. Enlisted in U. S. Navy Nurses Corps in 1944 and indoctrinated at U.S. Naval Hospital, Portsmouth, VA. Assigned to U. S. Naval Hospital, Newport, RI, Feb 1944 - Jun 1945; U. S. Naval Hospital Base #8, Pearl Harbor, HI, Jul 1945 - Nov 1945; U. S. Naval Hospital Base #21, Kwajalein, Marshall Islands, Dec 1945 - Jun 1946. Assumed nursing duties on the USS Ballou en route from Honolulu to Puerto Rico via Panama Canal, 1946. Discharged in New York, NY, Jun 1946.


.25 Linear Feet (1 archival half box)

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