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

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

November 1942. “Nurses in training. Babies’ Hospital, New York. A graduate nurse (right) watches student Susan Petty prepare a hypodermic for a patient. Strict adherence to doctors’ orders is something every probationer must learn.” Photo by Fritz Henle for the Office of War Information.

November 1942. “Nurses in training. Babies’ Hospital, New York. A graduate nurse (right) watches student Susan Petty prepare a hypodermic for a patient. Strict adherence to doctors’ orders is something every probationer must learn.” Photo by Fritz Henle for the Office of War Information.

To honor those who have served our country and who continue to serve, for this Veterans Day, here is a photo from 1946 (World War II) of a Visting Nurse Service of New York nurse, baby, mother and grandmother. Note the service flag in the window - one star for one family member (father) in active duty.

To honor those who have served our country and who continue to serve, for this Veterans Day, here is a photo from 1946 (World War II) of a Visting Nurse Service of New York nurse, baby, mother and grandmother. Note the service flag in the window - one star for one family member (father) in active duty.

Capping ceremony, Providence Hospital School of Nursing, Portland, Oregon, 1950s by Providence Archives, Seattle, via Flickr

Capping ceremony, Providence Hospital School of Nursing, Portland, Oregon, 1950s by Providence Archives, Seattle, via Flickr

A nurse in a starched cap and uniform, washing her hands in an improved, bacteria-controled environment, Minnesota, 1930s. Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A nurse in a starched cap and uniform, washing her hands in an improved, bacteria-controled environment, Minnesota, 1930s. Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Two sweet 1st year nursing students pose in matching uniforms during the 1940s.

Two sweet 1st year nursing students pose in matching uniforms during the 1940s.

Sister Sara's Busy Day - American Red Cross nurse at Salonka Hospital in Greece, ca 1920

Sister Sara's Busy Day - American Red Cross nurse at Salonka Hospital in Greece, ca 1920

This is how my grandmother dressed as a Nurse in the early 20th Century. Romantic? Maybe...but I'm sure glad caps are a thing of the past and that scrubs came along!

This is how my grandmother dressed as a Nurse in the early 20th Century. Romantic? Maybe...but I'm sure glad caps are a thing of the past and that scrubs came along!

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