|Abstract:||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.|
Collection acquired from M.J. Ekstrand of Weymouth, MA, in April 2001.
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.
The Ekstrand, M.J. (Martha Jane) collection is available for public research.
The Ekstrand, M.J. (Martha Jane) collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota.
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The Ekstrand, M.J. (Martha Jane) Papers, General/Multiethnic Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota
|Ekstrand, M. J. (Martha-Jane)|
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