M.J. (Martha Jane) Ekstrand papers
Photos, newsletter articles (by M.J. Ekstrand) and transport ship newsletter pertaining to Ekstrand's experience as a nurse aboard the USAT Gen. Harry Taylor. In 1949-1950 the ship carried European displaced persons to America.
- Ekstrand, M.J. (Person)
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In, 1949-1950 Martha Jane Ekstrand served as a nurse on the US Army Transport ship General Harry Taylor, used at that time to transport European post-WWII displaced persons from camps in Germany and Austria to the United States. She has also been active (as Trustee/Secretary) in the Francis Maria Foundation for Justice and Peace.
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Collection acquired from M.J. Ekstrand of Weymouth, MA, in April 2001.
- Displaced persons Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Ekstrand, M. J. (Martha-Jane) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Refugees Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Transportation Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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