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Gertrude Margaritte Ivory Bertram Papers


This collection relates to Gertrude Margaritte Ivory Bertram, an African American nurse who served the U.S. Army and consists of letters, photographs, personal items, books, manuscripts, newspaper clippings, and interviews. The materials mainly document the Bertram's time at Fort Bragg, NC, but there is some information concerning her life before enlistment, travels during enlistment, and life after enlistment. Most of her enlistment was spent in West Africa and at Fort Bragg, NC.