Students of the Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing enjoying the festivities of "Hospital Day," June 10, 1970. "Hospital Day" was an annual event, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Hospital, celebrating the Hospital and the Community as a whole. Photo by Robert S. Halvey, Hospital Photographer.
Saint Lucia's Day - Dec. 13th is celebrated in honor of Saint Lucy, the young girl who according to legend died a martyr in Sicily. St. Lucia's Day is celebrated in other countries including Sweden. This day is celebrated in schools, day-care centers, nursing homes and hospitals, with processions led by a young Lucia in a white robe with a crown of lights on her head and a candle in her hand.