fletchingarrows: “artsciencenursing: “ Taken July 1936 ” yes, i want to be not just a good nurse but a completely badass nurse. ”

fletchingarrows: “artsciencenursing: “ Taken July 1936 ” yes, i want to be not just a good nurse but a completely badass nurse. ”

lady sybil. oh how i miss thee.

lady sybil. oh how i miss thee.

World War II Poster (looks like my old student nurse uniform, heavily starched and we had to put them together and shine our white shoes each night!)

World War II Poster (looks like my old student nurse uniform, heavily starched and we had to put them together and shine our white shoes each night!)

Three Asylum nurses.Note the leather belts with key chains and whistles.

Three Asylum nurses.Note the leather belts with key chains and whistles.

Weird.  Woman with her dead child-with her eyes painted on.  This was actually a common occurance.

Weird. Woman with her dead child-with her eyes painted on. This was actually a common occurance.

June Collyer and her nifty medicine cabinet in “The Love Doctor” (1929)

June Collyer and her nifty medicine cabinet in “The Love Doctor” (1929)

Nurse Giving a Baby a Bath at a Nursery.  Love the Mini Bath.

Nurse Giving a Baby a Bath at a Nursery. Love the Mini Bath.

I love, love, love this.

I love, love, love this.

Nurses continued to wear the long “fever-proof” gowns, with hats that served little purpose beyond identification. No gloves or masks were worn.

Historic Nursing Uniforms: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Nurses continued to wear the long “fever-proof” gowns, with hats that served little purpose beyond identification. No gloves or masks were worn.

Enfermeras de Nueva Zelanda voluntarias durante la Guerra Civil Española. Eran Renee Shadbolt, Isobel Dodds y Millicent Sharples.

Enfermeras de Nueva Zelanda voluntarias durante la Guerra Civil Española. Eran Renee Shadbolt, Isobel Dodds y Millicent Sharples.

This is how my grandmother dressed as a Nurse in the early 20th Century. Romantic? Maybe...but I'm sure glad caps are a thing of the past and that scrubs came along!

This is how my grandmother dressed as a Nurse in the early 20th Century. Romantic? Maybe...but I'm sure glad caps are a thing of the past and that scrubs came along!

When nurses wore caps.

When nurses wore caps.

Infographic of the 10 Most Noteable Nurses in History #nursing #history

Infographic of the 10 Most Noteable Nurses in History #nursing #history

A senior nursing student teaches a group of expectant mothers in the outpatient department of the Vanderbilt University Hospital. This is one of her practice activities during her four months' study of the principles and practice of obstetric nursing. (1941)

A senior nursing student teaches a group of expectant mothers in the outpatient department of the Vanderbilt University Hospital. This is one of her practice activities during her four months' study of the principles and practice of obstetric nursing. (1941)

Not sure what I love more about this graphic... Her hands clutched in prayer or the Red Cross Symbol...

Not sure what I love more about this graphic... Her hands clutched in prayer or the Red Cross Symbol...

Unidentified Nurse 1960s | "She appears to be wearing her GNC badge and what might be a badge for the City General Hospital Sheffield."

Unidentified Nurse 1960s | "She appears to be wearing her GNC badge and what might be a badge for the City General Hospital Sheffield."

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