The Diamond Jubilee of the U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps: A Legacy of Service

This presentation took place at the annual conference of the American Association for the History of Nursing, which took place in San Diego, California. Elsie Szecsy and Irene Auteri Ferguson discussed the nature of the program and Adelphi University's participation in it during World War II. The presentation visuals included historic photos as well as Cadet Nurse uniforms and a replica U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps flag. Participants engaged in the discussion about the legacy of the program as well as ongoing and prospective efforts to formally recognize Cadet Nurse service.

Conference photos:


Elsie Szecsy
San Diego, California
Event Type: 
Academic Conference Presentation