"A Sunday in June," by Edith Stanforth
Edith Stanforth's reflections on her work as a public health nurse in Ulysses, Kansas, written on a Sunday in June 1938.
- July 1938
- Stanford, Edith, approximately 1882- (Person)
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Biography of Edith Stanforth
Edith Stanforth was born in Kansas about 1882. In the summer of 1938, she was employed as a public health nurse in Ulysses (Grant County), Kansas, where her duties included community health care and education, as well as transport of undernourished children to Legionville, a facility supported by the American Legion.
1 folder : 2-page typescript
Scope and Contents
The 2-page typescript is a third person account by Edith Stanforth of her work as a public health nurse in Ulysses (Grant County), Kansas. Written on a Sunday in June 1938, Stanforth's account describes her community service, the area's dust storms, and a local family's adversity in seeking proper health care. "July 1938" is written on the typescript, which also bears the author's signature.
RH MS P658
Separated from book: Kansas Dust Storms, RH E221, Kansas Collection, Kenneth Spencer Research Library.
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"A Sunday in June," by Edith Stanforth (Public Health Nurse, Ulysses, Kansas), Kansas Collection, RH MS P658, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries