Man and Woman in Uniform, photograph.
Date:
1918
Description:
A black and white photograph of a man in an American First World War uniform and a woman wearing a YMCA uniform. They are posing with a dog in a photography studio picture. The man is William Merrill Chester and the woman is his wife, Alice (Miller) Chester. The caption indicates that the image was taken in Paris in 1918. Soon after their marriage in 1917 the Chesters travelled to France where they both served, she as an ambulance driver, and he for the American Red Cross and then the American Air Force, earning the rank of 2nd lieutenant.

Bill Chester, had been Dr. Wilder Penfield’s friend and roommate at Princeton University. Later, one of the the Chesters’ two sons, William Jr., would marry Priscilla Penfield, Dr. Penfield’s youngest daughter. This is the fourth photograph on page 97 of the 1919 - 1927 photo album compiled by Wilder Penfield.
Physical Description:
image.photograph.black and white 11.0 x 7.5 cm
Language:
English

is Part Of:
Wilder Penfield Digital Collection

Wilder Penfield Fonds P142 -- Series O (Objects) -- Sub-Series O/V (Objects, visual) -- Photograph Album (1919-1927) -- page97 -- image4
Publisher:
Osler Library of the History of Medicine, McGill University
Citation:
Man and Woman in Uniform, photograph. [Online image]. Wilder Penfield Digital Collection Wilder Penfield Fonds P142 -- Series O (Objects) -- Sub-Series O/V (Objects, visual) -- Photograph Album (1919-1927) -- page97 -- image4 . Osler Library of the History of Medicine, McGill University . Retrieved July 7, 2020 from http://digital.library.mcgill.ca/penfieldfonds/fullrecord.php?ID=9351
Rights:
This material has been made available with the consent of the copyright holders and can be used in accordance with fair dealing provisions of Canadian copyright law. For more information, please contact the Osler Library of the History of Medicine.
Notes:
Caption reads: "Paris 1918".

Location:
Paris (France).
Call Number:
O/V Photograph Album (1919-1927)