• Creator
  • Matsen, Iva
  • Created Date
  • ca. 1970
  • Description
  • Iva Matsen relates the tale of Danish immigrant Disse Martisen Skov. The biography tells of her youth in Schleswig, Denmark, her journey and immigration through Ellis Island, and her trip across Canada by rail to Seattle. Matsen tells of her training as a nurse at the Providence Hospital in Seattle and her marriage to Jens Skov. Matsen describes Disse's journey to join her husband in Ekuk, Alaska during his summer work for at a cannery owned b... more
    Iva Matsen relates the tale of Danish immigrant Disse Martisen Skov. The biography tells of her youth in Schleswig, Denmark, her journey and immigration through Ellis Island, and her trip across Canada by rail to Seattle. Matsen tells of her training as a nurse at the Providence Hospital in Seattle and her marriage to Jens Skov. Matsen describes Disse's journey to join her husband in Ekuk, Alaska during his summer work for at a cannery owned by Libby McNeill and Libby. Matsen tells of Disse's volunteer work as a nurse in Ekuk, including an Influenza epidemic in 1919. less
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    Typescript
    Scanned from original text in PDF format. 2012