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Pearl (Wood) Brennan Collection

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: H2008-035

Content Description

The collection consists of six (6) scrapbooks, photos, letters, and other information on Pearl (Wood) Brannan. Pearl Wood was born on November 2, 1918 in Fargo, ND. She grew up in Sioux Falls, SD. Several images in her scrapbooks are of Sioux Falls. In 1940, she graduated from Sioux Valley School of Nursing and later joined the Army Nurses Corps during World War II. Her scrapbooks have images of her time while stationed at Fort Snelling, MN and Fort Richardson, Alaska. She was a nurse for 45 years. On May 2, 1951 she married Lester F. Brannan in Tucson, AZ. They moved to Rapid City in 1959. She was an office nurse for Dr. A. A. Lampert of Rapid City and retired in 1983. She died on November 14, 1992 and is buried with her husband at Black Hills National Cemetery near Sturgis.

Acquisition Type


Restrictions Apply



  • ca. 1940s



2 Cubic Feet