With the United States’ entry into WWI in 1917, AMWA formed the War Services Committee, chaired by Dr. Rosalie Slaughter Morton. The committee created the American Women’s Hospital Service (AWHS) to organize and coordinate women physicians’ contributions to the war effort.
National Investigation Bureau form required for organizations to raise money for foreign ventures, page 1.
National Investigation Bureau form, page 2.
National Investigation Bureau form, page 3.
National Investigation Bureau form, page 4.
Ambulance used in fundraising campaign, 1918.
Dr. Gertrude Walker and Mrs. Currier at fundraising event, 1918.
Dr. Esther Pohl Lovejoy (far right) had just returned from her fact-finding mission to Europe as four other physicians prepared to leave for France, circa 1917.