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Mary Frances Switzer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00108
Scope and Contents Papers, letters, and photographs of Mary Frances Switzer (1919-2005) of Florida who served as a World War II army nurse in France, Belgium, and Germany. After a pre-war nursing degree completed in New Orleans, Mary spent time training in military camps in the United States and England. The collection comprises letters written during the war by Mary to her parents while she was abroad, in which she describes life in army camps and combat zones, leisure activities while on break, and the...

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  • Subject: World War, 1939-1945 X
  • Subject: World War, 1939-1945--European Front X
  • Subject: World War, 1939-1945--Medical and sanitary affairs. X
  • Names: Galer, Allen X