This story originally appeared in the Fall 2022 print edition of the Tennessee State Museum Quarterly Newsletter.
Ruth Goodson Lane Collection, mid-1900s
A collection of photographs, newspapers, sheet music, and uniforms related to the service of Ruth Goodson Lane was recently acquired by the Tennessee State Museum. Lane, a Nashville resident, studied nursing at Nashville General Hospital and trained as a World War II Cadet Nurse. The Cadet Nurse Corps, created in June 1943 ...