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Jeanne Pawloski Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0156

This collection features photographs, papers, correspondence, and memorabilia from Jeanne Pawloski's service as a nurse with Detachment A of the 74th General Hospital during World War II. The material is arranged into three folders by format.

Series I: Photographs includes 25 photos from Pawloski's time with the 74th General Hospital and her life afterwards. Many photographs include descriptions of their contents.

Series II: Military Papers includes correspodence, special orders, detachment orders, and news articles from Pawloski's service and after.

Series III: War Memorabilia includes currency, a magnifying card, and patches from Pawloski's service.

Dates

  • 1943-1945, 1996, 2000, undated

Language

English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (3 folders)

Abstract

This collection features photographs, papers, correspondence, and memorabilia from Jeanne Pawloski's service as a nurse with Detachment A of the 74th General Hospital during World War II.

Biographical/Historical Note

Jeanne Lunger Pawloski was born in Danville, Pennsylvania on June 3, 1918. During World War II, she joined the U.S. Army Nurse Corps. She met her husband, Bernard V. Pawloski (d. 1980) while they were both stationed with the 74th General Hospital in England. Following the war, she relocated to Nebraska, earning degrees from Creighton University and the University of Nebraska at Omaha. She died in Plattsmouth, Nebraska on November 6, 2005.

Previous Citation

This collection was previously listed as part of MS.2112.

Acquisition Note

This collection was donated through the University of Tennessee's Center for the Study of War and Society.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480