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[Nurses with the Vanderbilt Hospital in France]

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Creation: 1919-01-21

Few nurses were identified in the Army Signal Corps photographs of nursing units. The Vanderbilt Unit included doctors and local nurses from Davidson County. Head Nurse Catherine Sinnot had worked for St. Thomas Hospital and was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal for her "splendid leadership, tireless energy, and unselfish devotion." In 1918, Nashville’s Confederate veterans raised $887 to send small Christmas gifts of French money to 31 privates and 16 nurses, perhaps Sinnot and her colleagues shown here.

Title

[Nurses with the Vanderbilt Hospital in France]

Date

Creation: 1919-01-21

Description

Few nurses were identified in the Army Signal Corps photographs of nursing units. The Vanderbilt Unit included doctors and local nurses from Davidson County. Head Nurse Catherine Sinnot had worked for St. Thomas Hospital and was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal for her "splendid leadership, tireless energy, and unselfish devotion." In 1918, Nashville’s Confederate veterans raised $887 to send small Christmas gifts of French money to 31 privates and 16 nurses, perhaps Sinnot and her colleagues shown here.

Rights

Public Domain

Format

Black-and-white photographs

Source

Vanderbilt History Files: Series 2, Folder 8, Image 3

Files

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/Eskind_VUMC-WW1-Nurses-1918.jpg

Citation

“[Nurses with the Vanderbilt Hospital in France],” Gallery, accessed September 26, 2022, https://gallery.library.vanderbilt.edu/items/show/784.