AMWA IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE ITS

Traveling Exhibition on Women Physicians in WWI

The exhibition includes 10 books, 15 photo boards and other resources on the subject matter.  There is no cost for the exhibit. We just ask that you help ship the materials to the next destination. The exhibit fits into two large flat rate priority mail boxes for the large exhibit and one large flat rate priority box for the small exhibit. Apply to host the exhibit here.

Books:

  • A Woman Surgeon — Rosalie Slaughter Morton, 1937
  • Certain Samaritans — Esther Pohl Lovejoy, 1928
  • Ladies of Grecourt — Ruth Gaines, 1920
  • The House of the Good Neighbor — Esther Pohl Lovejoy, 1920
  • Bellevue in France — Anna Tjomsland, 1941
  • Women’s Oversea Hospitals U.S.A. of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, 1919 (Reprint)
  • American Women in World War I: They Also Served — Lettie Gavin, 1997
  • Mobilizing Minerva: American Women in the First World War — Kimberly Jensen, 2008
  • Women Doctors in War — Judith Bellafaire & Mercedes Herrera Graf, 2009
  • In Their Own Words: American Women in World War I — Elizabeth Foxwell (editor), 2015

Venues local to the San Francisco Bay Area may include by request:

  • Women and War Work — Helen Fraser, 1918
  • The Doctor’s Duffel Bag  M. Louise Hurrell, 1920
  • Mine Eyes Have Seen  Afreda Withington, 1941

Photograph Credits:

1696 Heritage, Bain News Service / Library of Congress, The Legacy Center, Drexel University College of Medicine, Missouri History Museum, St. Louis, National Archives at College Park (College Park, MD), National World War I Museum and Memorial, OHSU Historical Collections and Archives, Smith College Archives, YMCA of the USA Archives, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN

Consider hosting the event in conjunction with screening of AMWA’s film on Women Physicians in WWI (17 min) and an accompanying film The American in Paris (58 min). The first film is available for download on-line and the second film will be included in the exhibit box.

Download the WWI Exhibit Poster

Exhibit Handout Page 1   Exhibit Handout Page 2

Large Exhibit contents:
15 photo boards, 15 display easels, 10 books (current and historic), information sheets, postcards, artificial red poppy, The American in Paris DVD, marketing posters, and AMWA’s Centennial Book. The books should be displayed in a glass case for safe-keeping if left out unattended. The other materials are replaceable and can be displayed however you like.

Small Exhibit contents:
All of the above except the 10 books.

Exhibit coordinators: Victoria Sefcik and Iris Dupanovic

CURRENT SCHEDULE
(we have 4 full exhibits and 2 small exhibits)

September 2018 — past

  • PCOM Georgia Campus Library 9/10-10/05 (A)
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School 9/10-09/28 (B)
  • UConn Health HMS Library 9/10-12/31 (C)

October 2018 — past

  • UIC Health Sciences Library 10/1-11/30 (D)
  • Western University of Health Sciences Library 10/08-12/10 (A)
  • UConn Health HMS Library until 12/31 (C)
  • CA Department of Veteran Affairs 10/15-10/19 (B)

November 2018 — past

  • Minnesota Dept of Veterans Affairs 11/1-12/1 (B)
  • UIC Health Science Library – Rockford 11/5-11/26 (Small A)
  • UConn Health HMS Library until 12/31 (C)
  • UIC Health Sciences Library until 11/30 (D)
  • Western University of Health Sciences Library until 12/10 (A)
  • Robert Wood Johnson Library 11/28-12/17 (Small B)

December 2018 — past

  • USUHS 12/01-12/31 (D)
  • Robert Wood Johnson Library until 12/17 (Small B)
  • Rudolph Matas Library of the Health Sciences 12/03-1/19 (B)
  • UConn Health HMS Library until 12/31 (C)
  • Western University of Health Sciences Library until 12/10 (A)

January 2019 — past

  • Thomas Jefferson University – Scott Memorial Library 1/07-02/01 (C)
  • Qunnipiac University 1/28-2/20 (B)
  • SIU Medical Library 1/07-03/04 (D)
  • Health Sciences Library System – University of Pittsburgh 1/22-3/07 (A)
  • TTUHSC – 1/27-2/18 (Small A)

February 2019 — past

  • Quinnipiac University Until 2/20 (B)
  • SIU Medical Library until 03/04 (D)
  • Health Sciences Library System – University of Pittsburgh until 3/07 (A)
  • UIC Peoria 02/12-04/30 (C)
  • TTUHSC – until 2/18 (Small A)
  • University of North Texas 2/24-4/8 (Small B)

March 2019

  • Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm 03/01-04/01 (B)
  • Rocky Vista University – CO #1 03/11-03/25 (A)
  • Rocky Vista University – SU #2 03/11-03/25 (D)
  • University of Pittsburgh until 3/07 (A)
  • UIC Peoria 02/12-04/30 (C)
  • University of North Texas until 4/8 (Small B)
  • PCOM Georgia Campus Library 3/1-3/29 (Small A)

April 2019

  • University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine 4/1-4/27 (A)
  • UIC Peoria 02/12-04/30 (C)
  • University of North Texas until 4/8 (Small B)
  • Reno – 4/4-5/3 (A)

May 2019

  • Reno – until 5/3 (A)
  • New Mexico Military Museum 5/1-7/31 (B)

June 2019

  • Georgia Department of Veteran Services 06/08-06/25 (A)
  • New Mexico Military Museum until 7/31 (B)

July 2019

  • New Mexico Military Museum until 7/31 (B)

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November 2019

  • Missouri Veterans Commission – Women Veterans Program 11/01-11/20 (A)

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September 2020

  • Northwestern Feinberg SOM 9/01-11/30

October 2020

  • Penn State College of Medicine 10/05-11/09
  • Northwestern Feinberg SOM until 11/30

November 2020

  • Northwestern Feinberg SOM until 11/30