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Collection Florence Parker
WVM ID Number OH 1132
Object Name Oral History
Title Oral History Interview with Florence Parker
Date 2007
Event Korean War
Narrator's Name Florence Parker
Interviewer's Name John Weingandt
Description In this oral history interview, Florence Parker, discusses her service in the Navy corps WAVES.

Parker enlisted in the Navy to join the Nurse Corps, but, after enlisting was told that there were no opening in the Nurse Corps and was sent to Boot Camp. After graduation, she was assigned to Hospital Corpsman School at Bainbridge, Maryland. On graduation, Parker was rated as a Pharmacist Mate, 3rd Class. Following Hospital Corpsman School she was assigned to Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Maryland. In May, 1954, Parker married, became pregnant and was discharged, having her baby in January, 1955.
Extent and Medium of Description Analog audio recording: 1 audio cassette (approx. 39 minutes)
Transcript: 15 pgs.
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Biographical Record Parker, Florence