Lucile Petry Leone (1902-1999)

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-5239]

Creator: Leone, Lucile Petry

Form/Genre: Black-and-White Prints

Date:

Citation: Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives

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Summary

This photograph of Lucile Petry Leone (1902-1999) was distributed when she retired in 1966 as Assistant Surgeon General and Chief Nurse Officer of the U.S. Public Health Service, where she had worked since 1941. Leone was the founding director of the U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps, which recruited and trained nurses during World War II.

Subject

  • Leone, Lucile Petry 1902-1999
  • United States Public Health Service Office of the Surgeon General
  • United States Cadet Nurse Corps

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Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives

Date

Nov-55

Topic

  • Nursing
  • Nursing

Form/Genre

Black-and-White Prints

Local number

SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-5239]

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