Stella Mucha Mickritz papers
Papers (1919-1983, bulk 1919-1963), consist of correspondence, photographs, school records, news clippings, reports, typescript memoir, and published materials documenting Mickritz’s career as a nurse, especially her service with the Polish Grey Samaritans. The majority of materials are bound in two scrapbooks, individual documents are encased in plastic sleeves.
- Mickritz, Stella Mucha (Person)
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The Mickritz, Stella Mucha collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota.
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Stella Mucha Mickritz (b.Sep. 24, 1899), a native of Oak Creek Township near Milwaukee, Wisconsin, went to Poland immediately after World War I with the Polish Grey Samaritans, a nursing unit assembled under the auspices of the YWCA and the American Relief Administration’s European Children’s Fund. Upon her return, she had formal training as a nurse and also in the social sciences, at various institutions including the American International Academy in Springfield, MA, and the University of Chicago where she received her Ph.B. degree in social sciences in 1932. Later she pursued her carreer in a number of health care institutions in Wisconsin, Illinois, New York and Indiana.
2 Linear Feet
Collection donated to the IHRC by Trudy Whyte in 1994 and in 2007. It was processed by Daniel Necas and Mia Overly in 2006-2010.
- American Relief Administration’s European Children’s fund
- Medical care Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- National War Work Council
- Nurses Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Polish American -- Wisconsin Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Polish American women Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Reconstruction (1914-1939) -- Poland Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Young Women’s Christian Association of the U.S.A
- Inventory of the Stella Mucha Mickritz papers.
- IHRC Archives
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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