Based on a comprehensive survey in and extended to other asylums.
Graduating Class of Nurses Celebrating South Street Hospital
Love the vintage nursing gear. Loved wearing the RN Nursing Cap.
Philadelphia General Hospital was originally part of the Philadelphia Almshouse, which was founded in 1731 for the city’s poor, elderly and indigent. Nicknamed “Old Blockley,” because of its location in Blockley Township of West Philadelphia, the hospital was renamed Philadelphia General Hospital in 1919. The hospital eventually closed in 1977.
from Medscape.These early century nurses wore the veil or scarf style of nurse's cap, modeled after the coif worn by nuns at some of the first religious order-affiliated schools of nursing.
Three Vintage Asylum Nurses ~ Note the leather belts with key chains and whistles.
Preparing to the class war in March 1918 in the village of Murole, Ruovesi. Workers from the Siltala-estate. Women worked as milkmaids and cooks for the Red Guards.
exactly what my nursing school uniform looked!
Helena ja Elli teloitettiin Lahdessa 1918: Punaisten naiskaartilaisten kova kohtalo - Suomi 100 - Ilta-Sanomat
Historic nursing uniforms: the good, the bad and the ugly
The British nursing uniforms of the early 1900s were very, very similar to the ones seen in America at the time. If we take a look around the world at this time, almost all nursing uniforms were the same: the long gown to protect from infection, the apron for the same reason, and some type of hat or armband to identify oneself as a nurse.
Lemington Spa 1950's.
Pictorial History: A Nation Reborn - Aliyah Bet & Machal Virtual Museum 1921 first nursing class in Palestine.
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