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 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 Sisters at mess tent

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Ellanore June Parker fonds

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PR-0398

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  • [ca. 1919-1954] (Creation)
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    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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