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Photo of Second Lieutenant Eula M. Awbrey, ANC, N-728790, Second Platoon, 12th Field Hospital (1943) ~

Photo of Second Lieutenant Eula M. Awbrey, ANC, N-728790, Second Platoon, 12th Field Hospital (1943) ~

Dorthea Dix,,"I come as the advocate of helpless forgotten insane men and women."  1842

Dorthea Dix,,"I come as the advocate of helpless forgotten insane men and women." 1842

Nurse Helen Grace McClelland in her World War I uniform. Her distinguished service on the front lines during the war earned McClelland a citation from General Sir Douglas Haig, the Royal Red Cross First Class from Britain, and the Distinguished Service Cross from the United States. A graduate of the Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing, McClelland later served as the School's director for 23 years (1933-1956).

Nurse Helen Grace McClelland in her World War I uniform. Her distinguished service on the front lines during the war earned McClelland a citation from General Sir Douglas Haig, the Royal Red Cross First Class from Britain, and the Distinguished Service Cross from the United States. A graduate of the Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing, McClelland later served as the School's director for 23 years (1933-1956).

Infographic of the 10 Most Noteable Nurses in History #nursing #history #list

Infographic of the 10 Most Noteable Nurses in History #nursing #history #list

Nurses work at an American Red Cross recruiting station to field new members during World War II. / Photo courtesy of the American Red Cross

Nurses work at an American Red Cross recruiting station to field new members during World War II. / Photo courtesy of the American Red Cross

Lilian Wald, founder of the Visiting Nurse Service of New York. For more historical photographs, see https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.447468683338.240730.99588788338

Lilian Wald, founder of the Visiting Nurse Service of New York. For more historical photographs, see https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.447468683338.240730.99588788338

Nurse Miss Ann A. Bernatitus, Legion of Merit WW2  Miss Ann A. Bernatitus, the only U.S. Navy nurse to escape from Bataan, becomes the first member of the U.S. Navy to receive the Legion of Merit decoration. Miss Ann A. Bernatitus was one of the group of nurses known as “The Angels of Bataan” (or the “Angels of Bataan and Corregidor” and “The Battling Belles of Bataan”). Source: All Hands Magazine, November 1942.  http://www.lonesentry.com/blog/nurse-gets-legion-of-merit.html

Nurse Miss Ann A. Bernatitus, Legion of Merit WW2 Miss Ann A. Bernatitus, the only U.S. Navy nurse to escape from Bataan, becomes the first member of the U.S. Navy to receive the Legion of Merit decoration. Miss Ann A. Bernatitus was one of the group of nurses known as “The Angels of Bataan” (or the “Angels of Bataan and Corregidor” and “The Battling Belles of Bataan”). Source: All Hands Magazine, November 1942. http://www.lonesentry.com/blog/nurse-gets-legion-of-merit.html

AT SEA—Navy nurses stand formation as USS Repose enters Subic Bay.

AT SEA—Navy nurses stand formation as USS Repose enters Subic Bay.

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