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Royer (Kay) Red Cross Scrapbook
Coll #: MS-00962
Date: 1945-1948
Extent: 1 box (0.36 cubic feet, 1.08 linear feet)
The Kay Royer Red Cross Scrapbook contains black-and-white photographic prints, newspaper clippings, and personal correspondence collected by Sarah "Kay" Royer while stationed at the 248th General Hospital and 4th General Hospital in the Philippines from 1945 to 1948. The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings with commentary written by Royer documenting her training at the American University in Washington, D.C., the journey to Manila, and her time spent there working in various hospitals. Included in the scrapbook are letters from soldiers thanking the nurses for their care, dance cards, menus from holidays and special occasions, and hand-drawn sketches given to Royer.
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