Sixteen Hospital Alumnae In Service

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https://omeka.bapl.org/files/original/1/10581/cimantoinette_nodate0000.pdf

Title

Sixteen Hospital Alumnae In Service

Date Created

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Temporal Coverage

World War, 1939-1945

Spatial Coverage

Creator

The Bethlehem globe-times. (Bethlehem, Pa.) 1925-1977

Identifier

ww2-9681

Description

Clipping extracted from The Bethlehem globe-times pertaining to WWII military personnel from the Lehigh Valley, part of the BAPL WWII Newspaper Clipping Collection.

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application/pdf
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Language

English

Publisher

Bethlehem Area Public Library

Contributor

Entries added in 2013 funded in part with Federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, administered by the Office of Commonwealth Libraries.

Date Submitted

2013-04-01

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SIXTEEN HOSPITAL ALUMNAE IN SERVICE
Forty members attended the meeting of the Alumnae Association of St. Luke's Hospital, Wednesday evening at 8:30 o'clock, in the Bishopthorpe Nurses residence. Miss Antoinette Hontz, president, was in charge. Miss Arlene Hartung gave her secretary's report.

Miss Virginia Woodring, of the press and publicity committee, reported a decision to issue a bulletin in time for the commencement exercises in October, containing a review of the activities of the association during the year.

Plans were made for a reception to the Class of 1942 on commencement day, October 18.

Miss Hontz and Miss Billy Brettony were elected delegates to; the State convention to be held in Reading. Mrs. Virginia Flemish and Miss Mary Metzger were named alternate delegates.

It was reported that sixteen St. Luke's nurses are in the U. S. Army and Navy service: Army foreign service, Helen Doll, Adelle Forman, reported missing at Manila; Barbara Pensinger, Ann Mesko, Margaret Peslen and Ethel Phillips, Helen Kornfield, California; Dolores Foreman, Spartansburg S.C.; Virginia Deibel and Mary Shevock, Washington, D.C.; Emma Pfleuger, Louisiana; Antoinette Cin, Denver, Col.; Elizabeth Zonay, Fort Meade, Md.; Mary Wonack, North Carolina, and Helen Trotsky, New York City. Grace Huff is at the Naval Hospital, Brooklyn, N.Y.

Grace Sensenbach and Elizabeth Smith have volunteered their services for the Army but have not been inducted as yet.

Members of the Bethlehem Boys Club gave a program which was much enjoyed. William H. Rohs was accompanist for Michael Zanakos, James Silvoy and Daniel Selvaggio, vocalists. James Kutz sang selections to his own banjo accompaniment.

After a short meeting the private duty nurses joined in the association gathering.

Refreshments were served by a committee headed by Miss Brettony.