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Saturday, February 09, 2013 Through Saturday, March 09, 2013

Oct 23 2014

Woman's College Home Economics Major to Army Dietitian: Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers

When: 11/5/2012 until 3/1/2013
Where: Three Exhibit cases next to Reference Department, Jackson Library Find Three Exhibit cases next to Reference Department, Jackson Library with Google Maps
Contact: ceshankl@uncg.edu

Caroline Morrison Garrett attended the Woman's College (WC) of the University of North Carolina (now UNC Greensboro) from 1941 to 1944. After graduating with a bachelor of science in Home Economics, she completed a yearlong dietetic internship and apprenticeship at Walter Reed General Hospital in Washington, D.C. Upon completion of her apprenticeship, Garrett received the rank of 2nd lieutenant with the United States Army Medical Corps and served until August 1947. The exhibit will feature replicas of photographs, correspondence and memorabilia from Garrett’s time at the WC and her service in the military.