- [between 1942 and 1946] (Creation)
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Extent and medium
4 photograph albums
Name of creator
Edna Hunsperger (Sept. 26, 1912-July 17, 2002) was the youngest child of Dilman Hunsperger (April 20, 1870-Feb. 11, 1949) and Lydia Ann Nahrgang (Apr. 8, 1870-26 Jan 1958). Edna trained as a nurse at the Kitchener-Waterloo Hospital School of Nursing. After serving as a private duty nurse for several years, she served with Mennonite Central Committee in England (1942-1946) in various evacuation homes. After the war she attended Goshen College and received her B.A. in 1949. Returning to the Kitchener, Ontario area, she then worked for the Victoria Order of Nurses for eight years. In December 1957 she married Henry Bowman.
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Scope and content
This subseries contains a selection of photographs from albums created by Edna (Hunsperger) Bowman after her service with Mennonite Central Committee in England (1942-1946) in various evacuation homes.