Ancestry.com - U.S., World War II Cadet Nursing Corps Card Files, 1942-1948
The United States faced a nursing shortage during World War II, as many were sent overseas to support the U.S. Military. The World War II Cadet Nursing Corps records tell the inspiring story of almost 125,000 women who stepped up for nursing training and service at this pivotal point in American history. Original source: Cadet Nurse Corps Files, compiled 1943–1948, documenting the period 1942–1948. MLR Number UD-WW 10; ARC ID 5605027. 350 boxes. Records of the Public Health Service, 1794–1990, Record Group 90. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.