Ethnic Group, FRENCH CREOLES | The term "French Creoles" came to be applied to Creoles of European or white ancestry. Creoles of color", in use in the Colonial era but popularized in the 19th-century, came to refer to mixed-race people of African and European ancestry (primarily French and Spanish), who were native in the area before the Louisiana Purchase. Some Creoles of color may also have Native American heritage.
Anatomy Class: 1905. In the early 1900's the majority of nursing schools were run by hospitals as a way to get enough staff to take care of the patients. Students would often work on the wards for 10 - 12 hours a day (or night) AND take classes like anatomy on top of that.