Evanston Women and World War One

WoodIn honor of the World War One centennial, the Evanston History Center has highlighted the life of Evanston resident Helen Wood, a nurse who was one of the first casualties of the war and the first Evanstonian to die in the conflict. Here’s a link to the EHC blog where her story is being told —


You can also find out more about her on the Evanston Women’s History Project website – and information about an upcoming symposium to honor Wood’s life and the work of female nurses in the war. Here’s the link for that —