Arlene Mayer Specht

Arlene Mayer Specht recalled how Uncle Sam came along with some valued financial assistance during World War II when she was wondering how she was going to pay for her nursing education. Joining the United States Cadet Nurse Corps gave her the ability to pay the bills at Charles S. Wilson Memorial Hospital in Johnson City, N.Y. She graduated from nursing school in 1946, and came back to Central New York to work at Oneida City Hospital, located at the time in downtown Oneida. Except for a short detour to work on Long Island for nine months when she first got married, she spent the next decade working for the Oneida facility.

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Last Name in Nursing School: 
Mayer Specht
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Cadet Nurse
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Nursing School: 
Charles S. Wilson Memorial Hospital School of Nursing, Johnson City, New York
Nursing School City: 
Johnson City
Nursing School State: 
New York
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