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National Nurses Week Featured Collection: MS-472, Lovetta R. Blanke Collection

In honor of nurses during this National Nurses Week, we’d like to highlight one of our more recently acquired nurse collections, MS-472, The Lovetta R. Blanke Collection.  The collection was donated in Spring 2013 and processed in Summer 2013. Here … Continue reading

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Alice Carr, WWI Red Cross Nurse

Alice Griffith Carr was born in Yellow Springs, Ohio, in 1887, the youngest daughter of William and Mary (Ladley) Carr.  Her maternal grandfather, Rev. D. F. Ladley, was among the founders of Antioch College, and her father was the founder … Continue reading

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Celebrate Nurses! – National Nurses Week

The American Nurses Association’s National Nurses Week occurs annually from May 6, National Nurses Day through May 12, Florence Nightingale’s birthday. Special Collections and Archives and the Campus Online Repository (CORE) hold several collections that celebrate the rich history of … Continue reading

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