Cabinet Card Unidentified Nurse Blackpool
A library teaming with studious young nurses during the 1940s. #nurse #vintage #hospital #1940s #forties #nun #uniform #library
vintage nurse photo shoot. girlfriends!
Nurse training, much different than today. Washing poultice cloths, washing dishes, sweeping floors, washing patients, making beds, and only off one day a week.
Some historians believe that somewhere between 3,000 and 8,000 women volunteered their services as nurses throughout the duration of the Civil War, the majority of them being from northern states. However, such an estimate is questionable due to the fact that several nurses, upon receiving appointments, refused to have their names recorded in the official books. Mrs. M. J. Boston once said to the surgeon she was working under, "I do not want any pay for my services. I only try to do all I ca...
Civil War Nurse / Sunset Sailor
Civil War Nurse's uniform
Lilian Heath was the first female medical doctor in the state of Wyoming and one of the first to practice medicine west of the Mississippi River. After the outlaw Big Nose George Parrott was lynched she was given the top of his skull (shown) which she called a "brain bowl" and used it alternately as a doorstop and pen jar. The history of Southeast Wyoming is fascinating. Learn more at http://www.cheyenne.org
Civil war nurses - To all the women who served the thousands of countrymen in our most costly war.
Lovely apron and hat with plume.
Microscope, hats, enormous books, luggage? Methinks she was photographed with more than a few of her favorite things...
Clara Barton, Founder of The American Red Cross
U.K. WWI British V.A.D. Nurses (Voluntary Aid Detachement) in Red Cross uniform
First nurses at Sternberg Hospital, Chickamauga Park, Georgia, August 1898 during the Flu epidemic. No masks or gloves, but wearing a full-length gown and apron to protect against infection, plus a new form of identification: the arm cuff with a large red cross.
St Paul Training School for Nurses, first three graduates with student nurses 1900
Anna Palmberg (a night nurse) wears the earliest "mob" style of cap in 1888, designed to completely cover the hair. Image courtesy of the Massachusetts General Hospital Nursing Alumnae Association.
Comfortable Nurse Uniforms
Nurse's Watch: October 2011
note the glass IV bottles ... yes, we mixed our own!
Sister Trotter sets sterilised instruments out on a tray, ready to take to the doctors on their rounds at Park Prewett Hospital in Basingstoke. 1941.
This photo shows surgery circa 1906-1908. At that time, some surgeons had begun to wear surgical masks.