Anna and Lillie Olson World War I Photo Album, 1916-1921, 1931
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Brief Description: The Anna Sophia and Lillie Olson WWI Photo Album contains photographs and other materials related to the sisters’ experiences as American Red Cross nurses serving in France during the war. The scrapbook is comprised primarily of photographs of Base Camp 11, its personnel, the surrounding landscape and civilians, as well as some of the damage from the war. Captions identifying people and landmarks accompany most of the photographs. Also included are the sisters’ certificates of graduation from the American Red Cross Nursing Service, a brief biography of each of the sisters, and a poem written by James P. McGrillen to “Nurse Olson” dated September 24, 1918.
Held at:
Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections
Chester Fritz Library
3051 University Ave Stop 9000
Grand Forks, ND 58202 9000
Phone: 701-777-4625
Fax: 701-777-3319
Email: und.archives [at]
Record Series Number: OGLMC/1621
Volume: 0.25 Linear Feet
Acquired: 10/02/2013.
Access Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.
Subject Index
Health and Medicine - Nursing
Military History - World War I (WW1)
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Acquisition Notes: Beth Tjon-Wosick, Fargo, North Dakota  Donation; 2013-3219
PreferredCitation: (Description of Item). Anna and Lillie Olson WWI Photo Album. OGLMC 1621. Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks.