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May Edythe Dyer


Dyer, May Edythe. (Dwyer, Edythe Mae); b. 1911; AMB; Education St. Lukes Medical Center 1931; Single; Nurse; received passport# 452068 on June 26, 1937; Sailed June 30, 1937 aboard the Aquitania; Arrived in Spain on July 12, 1937; Served with the Republican Medical Service, Member 9th AMB group, Villa Paz from July 17, 1937, also at Mataro; WWII US Army 1942.


Source: Sail, SACB, RA, Letter from Dyer to Naomi Wohlgemuth Davis (November 7, 1937)  Davis' daughter, from Ed Lending collection.  Letter reprinted in AMI, No. 9, Barcelona, February 1, 1938. Photocopy (later reproduced in The Volunteer cited below.  Ed Lending collection.  Letter from Frances Patai to Lenard Levenson, July 22, 1994. Ed Lending collection.  Copy of original article by Ed Lending, "I Remember Edith."  [1994]; “In Quest of Edythe,” The Volunteer, Volume 16, No. 2, Fall 1994,  p. 17 [two letters by Dyer from Spain].

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Last Name Dyer
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