• "No Shortage of Nurses Here"

    "Altho Memphis Has Sent 22 To Help Out Uncle Sam - Memphis has 'given' 22 nurses to the army and navy. -- But so far, according to Miss Mattie Malone of the Nurses' Official Registry, Memphis has not…

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  • Women in surgery

    Two women in surgical attire hold unidentified surgical tools. (Photo marked for publication.)

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  • Nurses in lab class

    Day and Elliott

    "Laboratory classes demand close attention from students. At school in the Baptist Memorial Hospital, pictured at upper right, Miss Mary Harward instructs, left to right, Miss Edna Parks, Miss Martha…

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  • X-ray

    Lancaster, Don

    A man and woman prepare to perform an x-ray. (Photo marked for publication.)

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  • "Filipino Nurses Ask Transfers"

    "City of Memphis Hospital officials today said they will meet Thursday with a group of Filipino nurses who want to transfer to hospitals in other parts of the country. -- During the past year, 101 Fil…

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  • "Health School Opens Monday"

    "T-B Society, Health Dept. Sponsor 18-Hour Course - Eighteen hours of health lectures will be given at Wellington Health Center, Linden and Wellington, Monday thru Wednesday." -- Photo caption reads,…

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  • Good Samaritan Hospital: southwest view

    Good Samaritan Hospital

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  • "You Can Tell Her Ranking By The Cap Nurse Wears"

    "CAP TALK - These four women illustrate different levels of the professional nurse, from freshman student to RN. They are (left to right) Miss Fran Ellis of Fort Smith, Ark., senior who wears full str…

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  • "Bound For Pacific Battlefields"

    "Lieut. Eleanor Kent and Lieut. Thierese Kiesselbach will see nursing service in the Far East."

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  • "Mrs. Warner Dies, Health Crusader"

    "Founder Of Nurses' School In Memphis - One of Tennessee's most colorful personalities and who had contributed much to the progress of medicine and research, died last night in Knoxville, Tenn. She wa…

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  • "Young Memphis Women Receive Recognition for Stellar Work With Nurses Aides"

    Caption under top photo reads, "The ceremony and business session were sponsored by the Volunteer Special Services Section of the American Red Cross, Memphis Chapter. Mrs. Gaut is section chairman. Sp…

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  • "Nurses Defend Shorter Hours - And Deny Differences With Two Hospitals"

    "Miss Frances Cunningham, president of District No. 1, Tennessee State Nurses Association, said today that she was 'distressed and indignant' over a report that the Nurses' Official Bureau had had dif…

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  • Good Samaritan Hospital: east elevation

    Good Samaritan Hospital

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  • Student nurses

    Seven nurses surround a patient on a bed.

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  • Nursing class

    Day and Elliott

    "All phases of nursing demand rigid training in medical schooling. In the picture, at the right, Miss Anne Taylor, at the John Gaston School of Nursing, instructs a class of attentive students. The co…

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  • Good Samaritan Hospital: west elevation

    Good Samaritan Hospital

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  • "Salary for nurses increased $1 a day"

    "New Pay Schedules Adopted at District Meeting - Mrs. Alice King of the Shelby County Health Department, was re-elected president of the Tennessee Nurses' Association, District No. 1, yesterday at the…

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  • Good Samaritan Hospital: Facade

    Good Samaritan Hospital

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  • "Candles Glow At Nurses' Capping Ceremony"

    Day

    "Eerie lights from candles played on the walls of a darkened assembly hall last night as Memphians witnessed the first public capping ceremony of nurses. Being capped by Miss Mary W. White, superinten…

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  • "Nurses Census Taken in City"

    "Defense Survey Lists Those Available for Service - Miss Mattie E. Malone, executive secretary of District No. 1, Tennessee State Nurses Association, is directing a census of registered Memphis nurses…

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