Fonds PR-0398 - Ellanore June Parker fonds

Ward 2, 12 : No.13 Canadian stationary hospital at Gainville-sur-Marne near Paris... Convalescents liked to make pictures from pebbles No. 2 general hospital Le Treport : after a near hurricane most hospital blown but most patients ... Sister Parker gathering up the sisters belongings with mess orderlies, after storm Bell tent : Sister M. Pugh, Sister E.J. Parker Ellanore J. Parker No. 2 Can. general hospital Le Treport : going on night duty No. 2 Can. general hospital Le Treport : coming off night duty No. 2 Can. general hospital at Le Treport (near Dieppe) No. 2 general hospital Sisters at mess tent Night sister sleeping soundly during the day in her tent No. 2 Can. general hospital Le Treport 1915 No. 2 Can. general hospital Le Treport 1915 Christmas dinner for convalescents, Hastings, England 1917 Xmas 1915 Xmas 1916, Sisters Xmas dinner Postcard of nursing sisters at Le Treport France

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Ellanore June Parker fonds

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  • [ca. 1919-1954] (Creation)
    Parker, Ellanore June

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22 cm of textual records, 21 photographs

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Ellanore Parker was a nursing sister who went to France in 1915 and served with the 2nd Canadian General Hospital near Dieppe. In 1919, Parker went to California where she became a contributor to the "Los Angeles Times" and wrote two books on her World War I experiences. Parker was an inventor and designed a water cannon and a magnetic detector, which was a forerunner to radar. Parker came to Victoria, B.C., in 1948.

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The fonds consists of manuscripts, correspondence and photographs.

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Archives code(s): MS-1895; 198812-003; 198812-007; 74A-197 and 74A-300.

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