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Unknown, 1862- Dorothea Dix, Appointed Superintendent of Army Nurses

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Unknown, 1862- Dorothea Dix, Appointed Superintendent of Army Nurses, Library of Congress, Unknown

A noted social reformer, Dix became the Union's Superintendent of Female Nurses during the Civil War. The soft spoken yet autocratic crusader had…

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WV Broadcasting, Colonel Ruby Bradley - US Army Nurse

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WV Broadcasting, Colonel Ruby Bradley - US Army Nurse, WV Broadcasting, 1941

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Library of Congress, Dorothea Lynde Dix, Activist

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Library of Congress, Dorothea Lynde Dix, Activist, Library of Congress, None

Dorothea Lynde Dix (1802 – 1887) was an American activist on behalf of the indigent insane who, through a vigorous program of lobbying state…

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Ray Cameron, Florence Nightingale Medal

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Ray Cameron, Florence Nightingale Medal, International Committee of the Red Cross, 1912, 1920

The Florence Nightingale Medal is a bi-annual award given out by the International Committee of the Red Cross. It is the highest international…

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Wikimedia Commons, Florence Nightingale Medal

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Wikimedia Commons, Florence Nightingale Medal, International Committee of the Red Cross, Unknown

The Florence Nightingale Medal is a bi-annual award given out by the International Committee of the Red Cross. It is the highest international…

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Library of Congress, Florence Nightingale, Nurse

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Library of Congress, Florence Nightingale, Nurse, Library of Congress, 1910

Lo! in that house of misery A lady with a lamp I see Pass through the glimmering gloom, And flit from room to room. Henry Wadsworth…

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Harris & Ewing, Lillian Wald, First President of the National Organization for Public Health Nursing

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Harris & Ewing, Lillian Wald, First President of the National Organization for Public Health Nursing, Library of Congress, Between 1905 and 1940

Lillian D. Wald ( 1867 – 1940) was a nurse, social worker, public health official, teacher, author, editor, publisher, activist for peace, women's,…

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U.S. Postal Service, Mary Breckinridge, Nurse

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U.S. Postal Service, Mary Breckinridge, Nurse, The Smithsonian National Postal Museum , 1998

Mary Breckinridge was an American nurse-midwife and the founder of the New Model of Rural Health Care & Frontier Nursing Service. She started family…

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Unknown, Mary Eliza Mahoney, First African American Nurse 1845-1926

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Unknown, Mary Eliza Mahoney, First African American Nurse 1845-1926, HCR Home Care, Late 1800s

Mary Mahoney was the first African-American woman to study and work as professionally trained nurse. Born in Massachusetts, she was a hospital worker…

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Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Nurse Elizabeth Grace Neill

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Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Nurse Elizabeth Grace Neill, National Library of New Zealand, 1890

What do we live for if not to make life less difficult for each other? GEORGE ELIOT Elizabeth Grace Neill ( 1846 -  1926) was a nurse from New Zealand…

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