Posts tagged nurse

"Service for now, for the future"
Nurse Instructing Mothers on the Importance of Shoes -1937
Massive public health initiatives undertaken between 1920 and 1939 (and to a lesser degree all the way through the 1960s) were a vital part of the eradication of endemic hookworm and other soil-borne illnesses.

Nurse Instructing Mothers on the Importance of Shoes -1937

Massive public health initiatives undertaken between 1920 and 1939 (and to a lesser degree all the way through the 1960s) were a vital part of the eradication of endemic hookworm and other soil-borne illnesses.

"Physical reconstruction"
Manipulation of contracted inter-vertebral ligament in cervical region. Physical therapy nurse at Walter Reed Medical Center, ca. 1916-1917.
From National Museum of Health and Medicine (formerly Army Medical Center) archives.

"Physical reconstruction"

Manipulation of contracted inter-vertebral ligament in cervical region. Physical therapy nurse at Walter Reed Medical Center, ca. 1916-1917.

From National Museum of Health and Medicine (formerly Army Medical Center) archives.

Nurse Wearing a Mask during WWI, Allied Forces

Nurse Wearing a Mask during WWI, Allied Forces

Nursery in Ripley Memorial Maternity Hospital, Minneapolis, MN. ca. 1910-1920.

Nursery in Ripley Memorial Maternity Hospital, Minneapolis, MN. ca. 1910-1920.

Nurse holding a Native American girl on the Lac-du-Flambeau reservation in northern Wisconsin. 1936.

Nurse holding a Native American girl on the Lac-du-Flambeau reservation in northern Wisconsin. 1936.