Mabel Keaton Staupers , Led Battle to End Racial Prejudice in Nursing – (1890 to 1989) – Color was the greatest obstacle that had to be faced by every black aspiring to become nurse in the early years.had to win over her skin color. She fought hard to finally and fully integrate black nurses into the nursing profession in the U.S., at the time wherein every available medical aid was badly needed, during the Great Depression and World War II

This elegant and detailed morning cap with refined details would have been worn primarily at home in the early part of the day as an informal head covering, prior to donning the more formal struct

Public Health Nurse - South Dakota

Public Health Nurse - South Dakota> My mother grew up in a cabin much like this, homesteaded by my grandfather.

Linda Richards the first professionally trained nurse to graduate in the USA.

1893 ~ old Jewish German-American nurse Lillian Wald founder: Henry Street Settlement House and the Visiting Nurse Service of New York.

Public Health Nurse 1922 Detroit

Public Health Nurse 1922 Detroit Mom says in the and she came to the schools one day a week-she took temps-examined kids-gave shots

“Crowd standing by sign advertising free chest x-ray screening on Crown Hill, Seattle, ca. 1955.”

Jackson, H. Crowd standing by sign advertising free chest x-ray screening on Crown Hill, Seattle, ca.

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