Estate of Blanche E. Millin Institute for Museum and Library Services (National Leadership Grant Award, ND-00026) ( Donor )
Millin, Blanche E. Human relations Funeral rites and ceremonies Caribbean ( lcsh )
North America -- United States Virgin Islands Caribbean
The Enid M. Baa Library of the Division of Libraries, Archives and Museums (DLAM) has acquired an extensive collection of memorial booklets since the early 1970's for U. S. Virgin Islands residents. Booklets are usually more than 10 pages long and give details of the life and family connections of the deceased.
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BLANCHE EUNICE MILLION was bom in St. Thomas, Virgin
Islands on March 30, 1897.
She completed her elementary education in the Bon Resolution
School in St Thomas. She went on to study nursing at the St.
Thomas Nurses' Training School and graduated in 1924. In
1925, she came to the United States and settled in NewYork City
to pursue her nursing career.
She worked as a practical nurse while taking a special education
courses to meet the requirements necessary to pass the New
York State Board of Education exam for certification as a
registered nurse. She successfully passed her exam and spent
the majority of her working life serving as a nurse in the Bronx
Lebanon Hospital-Fulton Division until her retirement in 1967.
She was a conscientious person who pursued her dream of
helping people through her service in nursing. Her long-time
address at 22 Mt Morris Park West in New York City saw many
relatives live there while they pursued education and other goals.
Helping family and friends was very natural for her. She offered
her help always before taking care of her own needs.
She will be greatly missed by the many friends and relatives with
whom she kept in touch until her illness made it impossible to do
;Iay ^icEr oul ^est 3In 3Jinfec
-- BROTHER -.
CLIFFORD MILLIN of Long Beach. California
SPECIAL NIECES --
BERT HA C. BOSCHUL1 E GLADYS NEW ON
ROSALIA VAN BEVE.RHOUDT
and MAVIS MILUGAN
SPECIAL NEPHEWS -
CHARLES & RICHARD FERGUSON
and numerous other nieces and nephews
and other relatives.