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Summer Round-Up

Date: 1954-04-05 

Description: Miss Evelyn C. Nelson (left), supervisor of nurses for the Department of Public Health, and Mrs. Frank J. (Lois) Woerdehoff, city Round-Up chairman, make p...


Nurse and Newborn

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: A nurse sits with Mrs. D.W. Osborn's week-old newborn.

Date: 1958-04-10 

Description: The Madison Visiting Nurse Service and the Beloit Visiting Nurse Association hosted a state-wide meeting of the visiting nurse groups at the Memorial Union...

Date: 1947-09-11 

Description: Group portrait of the Attic Angel Association meeting at the Visiting Nurse Service headquarters, 418 West Mifflin Street. Left to right: Mrs. Walter A. (D...

Date: 1954-10-10 

Description: Among those attending the Madison Visiting Nurse Service fall luncheon at the Blackhawk Country Club are, from left to right: Clara B. Rue, Milwaukee, lunc...

Date: 1945-03 

Description: United States Army nurse, Mary Harrington, teaches female internees in Saipan, gathered outdoors in the grass with Saipan women. Harrington is smiling and...

Date: 1957-09-04 

Description: Descending the steps from the Wisconsin State Capitol building are five new St. Mary's Hospital School of Nursing students on a tour of Madison. Left to ri...

Date: 1949-04-11 

Description: Visiting nurse Esther Sorensen checking on bedridden Richard Pedracine.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the Nurses' Recreation House at the United States Army General Hospital. A flag waves on the roof, and a man is seen standing on the porch.


Polio Shot Time

Date: 1955-11-15 

Description: All seven siblings in the Marnell family line up for their polio inoculations.


Description: A nurse shows expectant mothers an exhibit including maternity clothes. Posters on health are displayed on the wall behind them.

Date: 1949-04-11 

Description: Visiting nurse Esther Sorensen changes a wound dressing for patient Connie Taylor who is blind and recovering from a fall.

Date: 1959-10-27 

Description: Miss Agnes Griffith, Mrs. Doris Rubin, and Mrs. Ruth Towell look at some of the nursing displays at the annual meeting of the Madison Visiting Nurse Servic...


Winter Trip


Description: Theta Mead shoveling her car out of a snow drift.

Date: 1958-08-03 

Description: Group portrait of the 1958 graduating class of nurses from St. Mary's Hospital School of Nursing. They wear white uniforms and caps with a black stripe.

Date: 1942-07-10 

Description: A man sits in a chair while a nurse examines his eye beneath a light in the Sterilizing and Eye Treatment Room of International Harvester's Quad Cities Tan...

Date: 1951-12-09 

Description: Alderman Lyle R. Andrews, 7th ward, donates blood while lying on a gurney as Red Cross staff nurse Marge Schmitz looks on. Two nurses and other donors can...


Nurses' Station

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Posed view of a nurses' station in the recently-constructed Methodist Hospital

Date: 1959-12-15 

Description: Attendees of the Dane County medical assistants party include Kathryn Goucher, the newly elected corresponding secretary; Nancy Day, the retiring recording...

Date: 1957-01-29 

Description: Portrait of Margery MacLachlan, Director of UW School of Nursing.

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