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The Betty H. Carter Women Veterans Historical Project

MAXINE VIRGINIA EASTER PAPERS

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BIOABSTRACT

Maxine Virginia Easter served in the Army Nurse Corps from 1942 to 1955 and the Navy Nurse Corps from 1955 to 1970.


BIOGRAPHY

Maxine Virginia Easter began her military career in the Army Nurse Corps in 1942. In 1945, she served with the 313th General Hospital in Manila, Philippines, where she cared for prisoners of war. From 1952 to 1954, she was stationed in Europe. Easter served with the army until 1955, when she transferred to the Navy Nurse Corps. She was stationed in Norfolk, Virginia, and China Lake and Port Hueneme, California. Easter retired in 1970.


CONTENTS AVAILABLE ONLINE:
Item
Maxine Easter writes on chalkboard, circa 1955
Item # WV0108.6.002
From the Maxine Virginia Easter Papers
Maxine Easter's retirement, 1970
Item # WV0108.6.015
From the Maxine Virginia Easter Papers
Maxine Easter in uniform, circa 1956
Item # WV0108.6.013
From the Maxine Virginia Easter Papers
Portrait of Maxine Easter, 1970
Item # WV0108.6.014
From the Maxine Virginia Easter Papers
Maxine Easter in summer recruiting dress, circa 1970
Item # WV0108.6.008
From the Maxine Virginia Easter Papers
Navy Nursing Administration Conference, 1969
Item # WV0108.6.005
From the Maxine Virginia Easter Papers
Director's Conference, Naval Medical School, 1969
Item # WV0108.6.006
From the Maxine Virginia Easter Papers
Enlisted Training Service Graduation, 1959
Item # WV0108.6.016
From the Maxine Virginia Easter Papers
Army nurse at ruins, circa 1944
Item # WV0108.6.017
From the Maxine Virginia Easter Papers
Maxine Easter in uniform, circa 1960
Item # WV0108.6.018
From the Maxine Virginia Easter Papers
Maxine Easter in uniform, circa 1960
Item # WV0108.6.019
From the Maxine Virginia Easter Papers
Maxine Easter at podium, circa 1970
Item # WV0108.6.020
From the Maxine Virginia Easter Papers
Maxine Easter in classroom, 1958
Item # WV0108.6.001
From the Maxine Virginia Easter Papers
Maxine Easter in hospital duty uniform, circa 1960
Item # WV0108.6.007
From the Maxine Virginia Easter Papers
Maxine Easter on anniversary of Navy Nurse Corps, 1970
Item # WV0108.6.003
From the Maxine Virginia Easter Papers
Maxine Easter and Norfolk nursing staff, circa 1964
Item # WV0108.6.004
From the Maxine Virginia Easter Papers
Maxine Easter on ship headed to the Philippines, 1944
Item # WV0108.6.009
From the Maxine Virginia Easter Papers
313rd General Hospital, circa 1944
Item # WV0108.6.010
From the Maxine Virginia Easter Papers
Maxine Easter in nurse uniform, circa 1955
Item # WV0108.6.011
From the Maxine Virginia Easter Papers
313rd General Hospital, 1944
Item # WV0108.6.012
From the Maxine Virginia Easter Papers

ADDITIONAL CONTENTS:
Certificate from Naval Hospital, Port Hueneme, California, 1968; Newspaper Clippings, 1963, 1968, 1970, 1978, n.d.; Retirement Plaques, 1970; Ashtray with Nurse's Insignia; Bamboo Fan from Philippines, ca. WWII.