Anderson (nee Schierbeck), Barbara

bandersonSee Oral History Files, Fonds 18, Series 3, Subseries 8.

Barbara immigrated from Denmark to Quebec in 1920.  From 1937 to 1939 she took a children’s nursing course at Ottawa Children’s Hospital, where she subsequently worked as a nurse.  She served in the Canadian Air Force from 1942 to 1945.  Her nursing career included nursing care at an Indian reservation near Whitehorse and work in Victoria and Vancouver.  From 1966 to 1989 she lived in Burnaby where she taught chair exercises and did massage therapy.

Contents of Biographical File

  1. Biographical Information Profile with signed release
  2. 1 letter dated March 20, 2002 from Ethel Warbinek
  3. 1 card
  4. RCAF [poem]
  5. One photograph