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Old Nursing Pictures

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Old Nursing Pictures

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A library teaming with studious young nurses during the 1940s. #nurse #vintage #hospital #1940s #forties #nun #uniform #library

vintage nurse photo shoot. girlfriends!

Vintage Nurse | nurse&mom


Civil War Nurse Barbie - 1995 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Nurse training, much different than today. Washing poultice cloths, washing dishes, sweeping floors, washing patients, making beds, and only off one day a week.

MGH Nursing History - Introduction

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 can...

Female Nurses of the Civil War

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

Visit Cheyenne, Wyoming

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

VADs/Red Cross uniforms WW1 - Women - Great War Forum

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.

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St Paul Training School for Nurses, first three graduates with student nurses 1900

Head nurses writing their reports while wearing their John Hopkins graduate caps

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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

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.

Surgery: Doctors pay attention to the new “germ theory”

Two young 1940s nursing students studying by lamplight well into the night

International Nurses Day