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Edith May Stoll
School of Nursing

Edith May Stoll, R.N., A.B., Instructor, Department of Nursing Education

B. 1890 North Tonawanda, New York | D. 1965 Ann Arbor, Michigan

Diploma, Buffalo General Hospital Training School for Nurses, Buffalo, New York, 1914. Course in Public Health Nursing, University of Michigan, 1920; A.B., University of Michigan, 1924.

Red Cross Nurse, Michigan, 1918; Instructor, University of Michigan Hospital School for Nurses, 1924-1925; Public Health Nurse and Supervisor, Washtenaw County, Michigan, Public Health Nursing Service; Industrial Nurse, Hoover Ball & Bearing Company, Ann Arbor, Michigan, retiring in 1961.

Secretary, Ann Arbor District, Committee for Enrollment of Graduate Nurses in the American Red Cross; Member, American Nurses’ Association and Professional Women’s Club.

Red Cross Nursing Experiences, 1918

The following was written and submitted by Edith Stoll to the University of Michigan on verso of a personal information form for the General Catalogue of Students and Faculty. From Necrology File, Bentley Historical Library.

“Signed up with Red Cross Nursing Service of overseas duty on August 24th 1918 – expecting to be called in October. In the meantime my regular appointment was postponed temporarily to help control influenza epidemic in Michigan. I was assigned to the Base Hospital on the campus of U. of M. for a few days, then sent to the S.A.T.C. Camp at East Lansing for three weeks, then on to Niles to care for civilians in temporary hospital. Form there expected my “regular” appointment from Washington – but transportation papers were held in the surgeon general office pending the event of the Armistice. On Nov. 19th, 1918, I received official discharge from service – more nurses not being needed after Nov. 11th.”

(signed) Edith M. Stoll