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Veterans History Project Service Summary:

  • War or Conflict: World War, 1939-1945
  • Branch of Service: Army Nurse Corps
  • Service Unit/Ship: 126th General Hospital
  • Location of Service: Southern Philippines
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Collection Number: AFC/2001/001/2271

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"...That evening I decided to edit the box of letters..."

Sitting in the piano bar at the Top of the Mark restaurant in San Francisco, Sally Hitchcock Pullman is yanked back by the music to memories of World War II in the Southwest Pacific. Her letters to her Mom and Dad bring us a poignant account of her pride in nursing, and her huge contribution to the welfare of more than 27,000 patients in the field. Her collection is humorously punctuated by hand-drawn sketches of the beauties and perils of Army life in New Guinea and the Philippines.

[ Excerpts from the memoir of Sally Hitchcock Pullman ]

About this Item

Title

  • Sally Pullman Collection

Names

  • Pullman, Sally Hitchcock
  • Pullman, Sally

Home State

  • Connecticut

Headings

  • -  Pullman, Sally
  • -  World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives
  • -  United States. Army Nurse Corps.

Form

  • Memoir

Extent

  • 1 item

Repository

  • Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

Gender

  • Female

Status

  • veteran

Service History

  • World War, 1939-1945

    • Branch of Service: Army Nurse Corps
    • Service Unit/Ship: 126th General Hospital
    • Location of Service: Southern Philippines
    • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
    • Dates of Service: 1944-1946
    • Military Status: veteran

Materials

  • Manuscript: Memoir [1 item] -- (collected 2004-10-12)

Collection Number

  • AFC/2001/001/2271

Cite as

  • Sally Pullman Collection (AFC/2001/001/2271), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

Online Format

  • image

Additional Metadata Formats

IIIF Presentation Manifest

Rights & Access

Using VHP Material in Publication or Exhibition

The Veterans History Project (VHP) at the Library of Congress collects, preserves and makes accessible the firsthand recollections of U.S. military veterans who served from World War I through more recent conflicts and peacekeeping missions, so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand what they saw, did and felt during their service. The Veterans History Project Collection includes oral histories along with documentary materials such as original letters, diaries, photographs, and memoirs.

Veterans and interviewers contribute these materials to the Library for scholarly and educational purposes, retaining any copyright they may hold. Therefore, permission must be obtained before using the interview or other materials in exhibition or publication. Researchers or others who would like to make further use of these materials should contact the Veterans History Project for assistance.

As a publicly supported institution, the Library generally does not own rights to material in its collections. Therefore, it does not charge permission fees for use of such material and cannot give or deny permission to publish or otherwise distribute material in its collections. Responsibility for making an independent legal assessment of an item from the Library’s collections and for securing any necessary permissions rests with persons desiring to use the item.

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Obtaining Copies of VHP Materials

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Please contact VHP for assistance if you need to contact a veteran for permission to use their materials in exhibition or publication, or if you have received permission from the veteran and need access to high-resolution copies of VHP collection materials.

Citing VHP Materials

Please use the following formats when citing Veterans History Project materials (substituting the appropriate name and collection ID number).

Materials as a whole:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Manuscript material:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Memoirs (MS02), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.
  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Transcript (MS04), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.
  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Correspondence (MS01), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Recording:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Audio recording (SR01), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.
  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Video recording (MV01), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Photograph:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Photographs (PH01), photographer unknown, Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.
  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Photographs (PH03-PH14), Ralph Williams photographer, Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Computer file:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Computer file (CF01), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Artifact:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Artifact (AR01), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Cite This Item

Citations are generated automatically from bibliographic data as a convenience, and may not be complete or accurate.

Chicago citation style:

Pullman, Sally Hitchcock, and Sally Pullman. Sally Pullman Collection. 1944. Personal Narrative. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc2001001.02271/.

APA citation style:

Pullman, S. H. & Pullman, S. (1944) Sally Pullman Collection. [Personal Narrative] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc2001001.02271/.

MLA citation style:

Pullman, Sally Hitchcock, and Sally Pullman. Sally Pullman Collection. 1944. Personal Narrative. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc2001001.02271/>.