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Nena Shelton papers
A selection from the Nena Shelton papers, MSS 118. Shelton served in the Army Nurse Corps during in France and the Philippines during World War I.

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Letter from Nena Shelton to Aunt Mollie and Uncle John, March 17, 1923.

Letter from Nena Shelton to Aunt Mollie and Uncle John, March 17, 1923.

Metadata: Title: Letter from Nena Shelton to Aunt Mollie and Uncle John, March 17, 1923. Description: Nena Shelton describes receiving notification about being honored with the Distinguished Service Medal. Publisher: Kentucky Historical Society -- Digital Publisher; Date: 1923 Places:...

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Letter from Nena Shelton to Aunt Mollie and Uncle John, March 22, 1923.

Letter from Nena Shelton to Aunt Mollie and Uncle John, March 22, 1923.

Metadata: Title: Letter from Nena Shelton to Aunt Mollie and Uncle John, March 22, 1923. Description: Nena Shelton describes receiving the Distinguished Service Medal from General John Pershing. Publisher: Kentucky Historical Society -- Digital Publisher; Date: 1923 Places: Washington...

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Letter from the War Department awarding Nena Shelton the Distinguished Service Medal.

Letter from the War Department awarding Nena Shelton the Distinguished Service Medal.

Metadata: Title: Letter from the War Department awarding Nena Shelton the Distinguished Service Medal. Description: Twenty-seven nurses received Distinguished Service Medals for their work during World War I. Shelton was presented with her medal on March 21, 1923 by General John J. Pershing in...

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Letter of promotion from the War Department, November 1, 1935.

Letter of promotion from the War Department, November 1, 1935.

Metadata: Title: Letter of promotion from the War Department, November 1, 1935. Description: Nena Shelton was promoted to Captain and was made the Assistant Superintendent of the Army Nurse Corps. She continued to serve in this position until her retirement in 1939. Publisher: Kentucky...

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Letter to Aunt Mollie and Uncle John from Nena Shelton, March 26, 1923.

Letter to Aunt Mollie and Uncle John from Nena Shelton, March 26, 1923.

Metadata: Title: Letter to Aunt Mollie and Uncle John from Nena Shelton, March 26, 1923. Description: Shelton describes the publicity surrounding her receiving the Distinguished Service Medal. Publisher: Kentucky Historical Society -- Digital Publisher; Date: 1923 Places: Washington...

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Poem, "Captain Nena Shelton."

Poem, "Captain Nena Shelton."

Metadata: Title: Poem, "Captain Nena Shelton." Description: Poem written about Nena Shelton for her retirement, by Nellie M. Mullins, November 19, 1938. A color image of Uncle Sam is seen in the lower left corner of the paper holding two American flags. Shelton retired from the position of...

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