School of Nursing
DNSc, University of San Diego; MPH, University of Hawaii; MS, University of Hawaii; BSN, St Olaf College
| ||With a Dauntless Spirit: Alaska Nursing in Dog-Team Days|
This collection compiles unique journals, letters, and memoirs that give immediacy and vitality to the lives of these women. They ventured with a sense of duty and compassion to deliver much-needed medical services before the technical, medical, and social changes brought to Alaska by World War II and later by statehood. Despite physical hardships and emotional isolation, the spirit of these women is reflected int he adventurous, dramatic, and even joyous tone of their narratives.