Creator: Hurd, Henry M. (Henry Mills), 1843-1927 ; Sherman, Ruth Brewster
Lengthy review by Henry Hurd of Florence Nightingale, A Play in Three Acts, written by Edith Gittings Reid; brief reviews of five (5) books and mention of ten (10) others that could be of interest to nurses by Ruth B. Sherman; lengthy writing of "family remedies" for some illnesses from a book called "Family Advisor" published in 1801 and submitted by Francina Freese Lichtenstein, class of 1901.
After the traditional nurse-doctor Christmas carol "rounds" from unit to unit, and after the special Christmas dinners served to patients, the nurses and doctors enjoyed a very impromptu dance in the Nurses' Home, followed on the next Saturday with a picnic in Miss Lawler's apartment.
Includes two brief In Memoriam tributes by classmates.
[Article 23:1] Editorials (1) Forward, Johns Hopkins Nurses. (2) "Veritas vos Liberabit." (3) A Dedication of Special Interest. (4) The Student Volunteer Convention. (5) Registry Rules. — February, 1924
Creator: Cullen, Mary Bartlett Dixon ; Athey, Helen S. Wilmer
(1) Updating the amount in the Endowment Fund and reminding alumnae of the need for an endowment for the school of nursing. (2) Report on the results of the Gate House Shop Christmas Sale. (3) Introduction to the review in this issue of a new play "Florence Nightingale" with the explanation by the author of why it was dedicated to Susan Read Thayer, Class of 1891. (4) Report of the activities and problems discussed at the recent convention of the Student Volunteers, held in Indianapolis. (5) Introduction to article in this issue discussing some of the "difficulties" in private duty nursing.
[Article 23:1] Entrance to the Nurses' Home, Peking Union Medical College. — February, 1924
Full page photograph of entrance to the Nurses' Home of Peking Union Medical College to accompany article later in this issue written by Anna Jamme.
The writer admits that industrial nursing is viewed with suspicion by many employees who distrust managements's "gifts." She stresses the importance of preventive care or care of minor needs to reduce the need for treatment of major problems. She also stresses the role of the nurse as almost an employee confidante in detection of work and home problems that can be remedied. While this field "does not offer anything of a spectacular nature," the author maintains the work can be most gratifying and worth the effort. (Reprinted from Hospital Management, Vol. 15, #4)
This article includes a description of the parts of the Peking Union Medical College and then presents in detail a complete picture of its collegiate School of Nursing, headed by Anna D. Wolf (1915) who is assisted by several Hopkins School of Nursing alumnae. The author also writes from a tourist's point of view of the aspects and sights of the city of Peking.
Includes a CORRECTION that Ruth Bridge, 1916, was listed as the Director of the Red Cross School of Nursing in Warsaw, Poland. The director of that school is Helen Bridge from the Illinois School of Nursing. Other news contains items of activities in the hospital and school of nursing, as well as regular news of activities of alumnae from all classes of the school.
Creator: Fitzgerald, Alice Louise Florence, 1874-1962
The author first writes of the difficulties facing Filipino nurses, e.g.the great diversity of peoples living there, then proceeds to describe in general nursing in these islands in the seven different hospitals visited by the author. There were 14 training schools in the Philippines at that time and nurses maintained an enviable position in this country. The article is accompanied by four (4) full page photographs. (The author was sent to the Philippines by the International Health Board in 1922. She also was sent to help to organize the Public Health Nursing Service in the Philippines.)
Detailed review of newly-released small book for public health nurses in two parts: first, mental disorders and disease and second, a study of mental health and how to foster this from early life on. The author of this little book is V. May Macdonald, Class of 1903.
Updated listing of contributions to Endowment Fund by individuals listed by class from January 18 to April 16, 1924.
[Article 23:2] Editorials (1) The National Biennial Nursing Convention. (2) The Gate House Shop of Johns Hopkins Hospital. (3) Education versus Training. (4) "Pioneers, O Pioneers!". — May, 1924
(1) Announcement and several anticipated highlights of the upcoming National Biennial Nursing Convention. (2) Request for donations to the Gate House Shop from its chairman, Helen S. W. Athey (1905). (3) Editorial rebuttal to the sometimes heard argument vs. the Endowment Fund that nurses need "more training" and not "more education." (4) Very brief introduction to article in this issue by Effie Taylor on the founding of the Yale University School of Nursing.
The writer discusses, often with details of laboratory research, different malfunctions of various endocrine glands: thyroid, pancreas, pituitary, parathyroids, gonads, adrenals. Of particular interest may be the discovery of menotoxin in menstruating women, about which "toxic" condition even the Bible warns.
Includes (1) a more lengthy description from Lily L. Smith on the orphanage and hospital in Greece and (2) the selection of Sadie Cabaniss for a Virginia Hall of Fame for her pioneering work in that state.
[Article 23:2] Notes from the Johns Hopkins Hospital Social Service Report, 1923. — May, 1924
Creator: Brogden, Margaret Smith, 1865-1944
Physicians seem to be appreciating more the need for social service in the treatment of patients. The article writes of progress in some individual departments or clinics: Metabolism Clinic, Orthopedic Clinic, Library Service.
[Article 23:2] Report of the Executive Committee of the Endowment Fund. — May, 1924
Meeting of this committee with discussion of university affiliation and some of the difficulties to be experienced both with the education of the nurse and the public's ignorance of nursing.
[Article 23:2] Report of the Quarterly Meeting of the Alumnae Association. — May, 1924
Creator: Bissell, Pauli
Minutes of the regular quarterly meeting of the Alumnae Association on February 29, 1924.
[Article 23:2] The Dream is a Reality -- To Prepare Students for Nursing in its Broadest Interpretation. — May, 1924
Creator: Taylor, Effie J.
This article explains the plans of the newly established Yale UNIVERSITY School of Nursing as it presents a curriculum for caring for the total welfare of the patient in the hospitals and at home, countering the objections of many who express concern over graduates being "too theoretical" vs. the practical "actual nursing."
The article discusses the development of the field of anesthesia for graduate nurses, the qualifications and qualities needed by the nurse anesthetic, the large role of "fear" in the successful use of anesthetics and some ways to soothe this fear.
[Article 23:2] The Role of the Trained Nurse in the Department of Roentgenology. — May, 1924
Creator: Dolby, Frances Lula
The development of the X-ray department at JHH and the increasing role taken by graduate nurses in this field. The history of the department at JHH is given in great detail.
Creator: Longcope, Warfield T. (Warfield Theobald), 1877-1953
This speech emphasizes the increasing move of the excellent nurse to the excellent specialty-trained nurse. Just as medicine has moved to specialties, e.g. medicine, surgery, pediatrics, so-- too -- does the graduate nurse require the extra training in all the specialties, including the emerging one of public health.
[Article 23:3] Address to the Nurses of the South Baltimore General Hospital, June 2, 1924. — August, 1924
Creator: Finney, John Miller Turpin
In this graduation speech, Dr. Finney gives his ideas of the qualities of the ideal nurse: character, human kindness, a well developed sense of humor, well developed powers of observation and concentration, spirit of cheerfulness and optimism, exercise of common sense.
General overview of the activities of the recent graduation of the School of Nursing concluding with a listing of the scholarship awards.
[Article 23:3] Editorials (1) Keep this Number of the Magazine. (2) Points of Special Importance. (3)Our Presidents. — August, 1924
Creator: Cullen, Mary Bartlett Dixon
(1) Brief review of the contents of this issue. (2) Emphasis on report of Executive Committee of Endowment Fund, needs of Gate House Shop, contents of several speeches during the graduation week. (3) Thanks to retiring president and welcome to newly elected president of the Alumnae Association.
Full page photograph of graduation procession led by Miss Lawler.
[Article 23:3] Officers of the Alumnae Association 1924 - 1925. — August, 1924
Listing of the new officers and committee chairmen of the Alumnae Association. The list includes members of many of the committees; however, only the officers and chairmen are listed here. If no chairman is designated, the entire committee is listed.
[Article 23:3] Report of the Endowment Fund Executive Committee Meeting. — August, 1924
Details of recently held meeting of Executive Committee of the Endowment Fund, primarily to determine if work should be restarted to collect funds for this purpose. Due to recent developments by the Rockefeller Foundation and the endowment of two other schools of nursing, it was voted to begin again collecting for this Fund.
[Article 23:3] Report of the Superintendent of the School of Nursing. — August, 1924
Creator: Lawler, Elsie M.
Review of the past year at the hospital and school of nursing, including the new Women's Clinic, increase in pediatric patients, current nursing staff, numbers of students and affiliating students, changes and efforts of and in the school and hospital.
[Article 23:3] Report of the Thirty-Second Annual Meeting of the Alumnae Association. — August, 1924
Minutes and all proceedings of the annual meeting, including a full Auditor's Report, reports of the standing and special committees, new business with a letter of resignation by Mrs. Cullen as chairman of the Publications Committe (but she agreed to continue when asked). In addition, the article includes a speech by Frank Kent on Politics as well as the Alumnae Supper with its different toasts and activities.
Brief announcements about reporting changes of address, ruling by the Treasury Department about deductions for meals in income tax returns, error in a copy of the magazine, adddress for sending contributions to the Endowment Fund.
[Article 23:4] Editorials (1) The Gate House. (2) Nomenclature. (3) High Points of the Detroit Convention. (4) Our News Notes Department. (5) Unanswered Calls. (6) An Ideal Nursing Education. — November, 1924
Creator: Cullen, Mary Bartlett Dixon ; Lawler, Elsie M.
(1) History of the Gate House Shop and its continued need for contributions. (2)Recommendations of changes in terms for nursing education to increase understanding of nursing as a profession. (3) Brief overview of activities at recent Biennial Convention. (4) Introduction to new feature in magazine: News Notes written by class representatives. (5) Appeal for cooperation among the different nursing registries. (6) Notice that next issue will contain an article on "An Ideal Nursing Education."
News of the alumnae gathered by class agents, including excerpts from letters in response to the request for information. This is the initial News Notes from class representatives in the Alumnae Magazine.
This article discusses the normal diet for an infant up to a year old, also the different diets for infants with various problems (e.g. diarrhea, extreme vomiting). There are details about how these various milks and foods are prepared.
[Article 23:4] The Dietetic Education of the Nurses of Johns Hopkins Hospital. — November, 1924
Description of a relatively new course for nurses in the principles and practice of diet along with descriptions of several frequently used special diets.