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Dorothy Cotton

Born in Kingston, Ontario, on August 2, 1886, Dorothy Cotton graduated from the Royal Victoria Hospital in Montréal, Quebec. During the First World War, she was one of 37 nurses who served in Russia, spending most of her time in the Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF) with the Anglo-Russian hospital in Petrograd.

Immerse yourself in her acclimatization to a new country, her impressions of the work, and the throngs of people she helped, as you transcribe, translate, tag and/or describe 16 letters to her family and 10 photographs.


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