How Did Women's War Relief in the Spanish-American War Alter Traditions of Female Benevolence and Pave the Way for Women's Formal Military Service?

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Abstract

Introduction

Document 1: "The Spanish War in Cuba. Insurgents Shot and Burned to Death under the Rule of Weyler," New York Times, 31 January 1897

Document 2: "Cuban Amazon Captured," New York Times, 16 February 1898

Document 3A: "She Calls for Nurses," Chicago Tribune, 2 April 1898

Document 3B: "Call for Volunteers. Women Asked to Enlist," Chicago Chronicle, 2 April 1898

Document 3C: "Patriotic Women for War," Boston Times, 10 April 1898

Document 4: Annie Oakley to President McKinley, 5 April 1898

Document 5A: Clara Barton to William T. Sampson, Admiral U.S. Navy, 2 May 1898

Document 5B: William T. Sampson to Clara Barton, President, American National Red Cross, 2 May 1898

Document 6: "HELEN MILLER GOULD. She Gives One Hundred Thousand Dollars for the War," Washington Times, 8 May 1898

Document 7: "War and Women. Patriotic Attitude of the National Organization," St. Paul Pioneer Press, 22 May 1898

Document 8: Report of the Director General to the Board of Directors, 27 June 1898

Document 9: Janet Jennings, "Red Cross Work in Cuba . . . The Government Did Little," New York Times, 23 July 1898

Document 10A: Janet Jennings, "Some One Blundered Wounded Suffer," New York World, 25 July 1898

Document 10B: Janet Jennings, "Sad Plight of the Wounded . . . Heroic Nurse Tells of Pain Lack of Preparation Caused," Chicago Times Herald, 26 July 1898, p. 1.

Document 11: "Battling with the Fever; Surgeon General Sternberg Declares Army Doctors Are Doing the Best They Can," New York Times, 31 July 1898

Document 12: William A. Rogers (artist), "Who is the Criminal?" Harper's Magazine, 13 August 1898

Document 13: "Dr. M'Gee Goes Out to see the Montauk Hospitals," New York Evening Telegram, 1 September 1898

Document 14: "The War Investigation," New York Times, 19 November 1898

Document 15: Dr. Ernest Gallant, Report to the Director General, circa December 1898

Document 16A: "That to Our Brave Women, as Well as our Brave Soldiers and Sailors, Are Due the Honors of Triumph is Here Shown by This Symposium of Earnest Workers," San Francisco Call, 29 January 1899

Document 16B: Mrs. W. B. Harrington, "Women of California Rose to the Occasion," San Francisco Call, 29 January 1899

Document 16C: Mrs. Louis Sloss, "How Generously the Money was Subscribed," San Francisco Call, 29 January 1899

Document 16D: Mrs. Isaac L. Requa, "Noble Work Accomplished by Oakland Women," San Francisco Call, 29 January 1899

Document 16E: Mrs. Russell Sage, "What Some of the Earnest Workers Did," San Francisco Call, 29 January 1899

Document 16F: Miss Helen Gould, "Modest Summary of the Work Accomplished," San Francisco Call, 29 January 1899

Document 16G: Mrs. John F. Merrill, "Eastern Appreciation of Our Women's Work," San Francisco Call, 29 January 1899

Document 17: "Report of the War Commission . . . Medical Department," New York Times, 13 February 1899

Document 18: Anita Newcomb McGee, "Women Nurses in the American Army," 1899

Document 19: Director General, Report of the Field Work at Montauk, n.d.

Document 20A: "Testimony of Dr. Anita Newcomb McGee," Report of the Commission Appointed by the President to Investigate the Conduct of the War Department in the War with Spain, 1900

Document 20B: "Testimony of Miss Jeannette [sic] Jennings," Report of the Commission Appointed by the President to Investigate the Conduct of the War Department in the War with Spain, 1900

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