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Leonora Porreca Whildin Collection

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Leonora Porreca Whildin Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Leonora Porreca Whildin
State of Birth:
MA
Home State:
NJ
Gender
Female
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1943-1948
Branch of Service
Cadet Nurse Corps
Location of Service
Boston City Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts; New York City, New York; Bremerhaven, Germany; Morristown, New Jersey
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
Prior to joining the Cadet Nurse Corps, Whildin also worked for six months at a small switch shop located near the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) making switches for the war effort.

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Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] -- Transcription of video recording
Interviewer:
Ann Kelsey
Interviewer:
Michael O'Hagan
Contributor:
Ann Kelsey
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
County College of Morris, Learning Resource Center
Contributor:
Ann Kelsey
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
County College of Morris, Learning Resource Center
Contributor:
Ann Kelsey
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
County College of Morris, Learning Resource Center
Contributor:
Ann Kelsey
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
County College of Morris, Learning Resource Center
Contributor:
Ann Kelsey
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
County College of Morris, Learning Resource Center
Contributor:
Ann Kelsey
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
County College of Morris, Learning Resource Center
Contributor:
Ann Kelsey
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
County College of Morris, Learning Resource Center
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/57711
Subjects:
Whildin, Leonora Porreca
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Cadet Nurse Corps.
Cite as:
Leonora Porreca Whildin Collection
(AFC/2001/001/57711), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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