Several newspaper articles let us know that civilians were anxious to connect with Base Hospital 46 by furnishing particular items they believed they would need for their voyage to France and service there.
|"Nurses to Mobilize Soon, Oregonian, January 18, 1918, 11.|
|"Sweaters Gift to Nurses," Oregonian, July 13, 1918 4.|
I'll have at least one future post about an additional gift to the Base Hospital 46 women -- this time curtains for their commons area at the base. And Grace Phelps, to our great fortune, chose to write the donor about what she could see beyond the curtains and in the commons.