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Source: American Journal of Nursing
Source type: journal
Document type: report
Document title: “Second Annual Meeting of the Spanish-American War Nurses”
Author(s): McGee, Anita Newcomb
Date of publication: November 1901
Volume number: 2
Issue number: 2
Pagination: 121-31 (excerpt below includes only page 125)

McGee, Anita Newcomb. “Second Annual Meeting of the Spanish-American War Nurses.” American Journal of Nursing Nov. 1901 v2n2: pp. 121-31.
Spanish-American War Nurses (telegrams); William McKinley (death: public response).
Named persons
Laura A. C. Hughes; Harriet Camp Lounsbery; Anita Newcomb McGee; Ida McKinley; Theodore Roosevelt; Mary E. Thornton [in notes]; Lela Wilson.
“Report prepared by Dr. Anita Newcomb McGee.”

This report below appears in a section titled “Official Reports of Societies,” which is credited as being “[i]n charge of Mary E. Thornton.”


Second Annual Meeting of the Spanish-American War Nurses [excerpt]

     Immediately on the close of this address Dr. Hughes moved that the following telegram be sent to both Mrs. McKinley and President Roosevelt, which motion was unanimously carried:

     “The Spanish-American War Nurses, in convention assembled at the Woman’s Educational and Industrial Union, Buffalo, New York, herewith sympathize with you in your and our country’s great loss in the death of our beloved President.

                                                  “DR. ANITA NEWCOMB MCGEE,
                                                            “President, Washington, D. C.;
                                                  “DR. LAURA A. C. HUGHES,
                                                            “Vice-President, Boston, Mass.;
                                                  “MISS LELA WILSON,
                                                            “Recording Secretary, Boston, Mass.;
                                                  “MRS. HARRIET CAMP LOUNSBERY,
     “Treasurer and Corresponding Secretary, Charleston-on-Kanawha, W. Va.”



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