1993.42.5

Creation Date
1979 – 1991

Dimensions

3.5 in. H x 6 in. W x 11 in. L Item (Overall)

Description
Shoe: Army Nurse Corps dress shoes. The shoes are black leather shoes . They have 1 1/4" heels. The bottom rubber heel has stamped "Vulcan". Stamped inside on the outerside of both shoes is "International Shoe Co./8-B/9468/___/__/Nov 22, 1979". Worn by Georgene Arndt. She served in the United States Army with the Army Nurse Corps from April 1966-April 1986 and October 1990-July 1991. She served in the Vietnam War and was called up for Desert Storm. She retired with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, Army Nurse Corps. Georgene Arndt grew up in rural Goodhue/Red Wing area, about 10 miles from Red Wing. While attending Red Wing Central High School, she lived in Red Wing as a housekeeper for a widow. She graduated in 1958. She attended Fairview Hospital School of Nursing in Minneapolis and became a registered nurse. A year after nursing school she traveled to Europe. After that she joined the Army.
Geographic Notes
USA

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