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Verpleegsters ~ Nurses

Leonard Freed - Amsterdam. 1964. Hospital nurses with children.

class nursing school 1964. Sibley Memorial Hospital

A nurse holding a lamp as she visits patients on a ward at Westminster Hospital, December 1940.

jaren 50, snoep en sigarettenverkoop aan bed

Verpleegster ca. 1900 St. Jozef Ziekenhuis Heerlen

Vintage tins from Albert Heijn

Dimes and Quarters - for the love of thrifting and creativity

On 24 Sept. 1944, 1st Lt. Mary Louise Hawkins was evacuating 24 patients from the fighting at Palau to Guadalcanal when the C-47 made a forced landing. During the landing, a propeller tore through the fuselage and severed the trachea of one patient. She made a suction tube from various items including the inflation tube from a Mae West, keeping the man’s throat clear of blood for 19 hours. All of her patients survived. For her actions, she received the Distinguished Flying Cross.

US Navy nurses arriving somewhere in the Pacific, 1944 ~

Sister Elizabeth Kenny. Australian Nurse. Came up with a different treatment for Polio Victims and changed medical history.

Kenny, Elizabeth Biography -

In de tuin van het Paviljoen aan de Parklaan Diaconessenhuis #Eindhoven, waar de dekens moesten luchten. Foto van Liesbeth Blauw

Hoofdzuster Bep (midden) zuster Jantien (links) en zuster Jannie (rechts) op de interne afdeling aan de Parklaan. Diaconessenhuis #Eindhoven #ziekenhuis

wwII 1940s history vintage nurse

Ann Agnes Bernatitus (January 21, 1912 – March 3, 2003) was a United States Navy nurse who served during World War II. In October 1942, she became the first American recipient of the Legion of Merit (legionnaire) for her heroism during the siege of Bataan and Corregidor from December 1941 through April 1942.

School of Nursing Class of 1917 at the Jewish Hospital which became the Northern Division of the Albert Einstein Medical Center in 1952.