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Jacob, Nora Elizabeth (1900 - 1992)

Born
1900
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Died
1992
South Australia, Australia
Occupation
Nurse

Summary

Nora Jacob was born in Adelaide, South Australia and grew up in Medindie. In 1917 the family moved to Geranium, South Australia, where her father managed the family farming property while his brother was in the army. After six years on the farm Nora came to Adelaide to begin training at Mareeba Babies Hospital in Adelaide. She continued her training at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, completing the course in 1927. Nora's subsequent work was in private nursing and district nursing.

Sources used to compile this entry: http://www.catalog.slsa.sa.gov.au:1083/search/dJacob%2C+nora/djacob+nora/1,1,2,B/frameset&FF=djacob+nora+elizabeth+1900&2,,2 accessed 2004-04-15.

Archival resources

State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana

  • Interview with Nora Elizabeth Jacob [sound recording] Interviewer: Beth M. Robertson, OH 32/7; Jacob, Nora Elizabeth (1900 - 1992); State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana. Details
  • Interview with Nora Elizabeth Jacob [sound recording] Interviewer: Joan Durdin, 8 October 1985, OH 17/79; Jacob, Nora Elizabeth (1900 - 1992); State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana. Details

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