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Document Details


Title: Isabelle V. Cedar Cook
Local code: AFC/2001/001/28
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress
Collection: Veterans History Project
Description: Isabelle Cook is a World War II veteran. She had just graduated from the Mt. Sinai School of Nursing in New York City when war was declared in Europe. The Army asked the Mt Sinai Hospital to plan a one thousand bed hospital for overseas service. Isabelle signed right up as a volunteer. In September 1942, she got the call...
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Speaker: Cook, Isabelle V. Cedar, 1918-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 4-Nov-1918
Speaker place of birth: Amityville, NY; New York; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Military personnel; Nurse
Document date: Undated
Interviewer: Beers, Jeffrey
Organizations discussed: U.S. Army
Historical events discussed: World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: Africa; Europe; France; Italy; North Africa; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Africa; Europe; France; Italy; Military nursing; North Africa; North America; Nurses; Oral history; U.S. Army; United States; United States--Armed Forces; World War II, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945--Medical care; World War, 1939-1945--Participation, Female; World War, 1939-1945--Women
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0025831-27758