Index of the Johns Hopkins Nurses Alumnae Magazine in the Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions


[Serial Volume 23] Johns Hopkins Nurses Alumnae Magazine (1924). — 1924

[Serial Volume 23:1] Johns Hopkins Nurses Alumnae Magazine (February, 1924). — 1924, February. — 1 issue

[Article 23:1] Announcement. — February, 1924
Brief announcement of upcoming 1924 "Routine" -- the yearbook of the School of Nursing.

[Article 23:1] Book Reviews. — February, 1924
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.

[Article 23:1] Christmas at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. — February, 1924
Creator: Dunbar, Virginia
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.

[Article 23:1] Class Contributions to the Endowment Fund. — February, 1924
Listing of individual contributions to the Endowment Fund, entered by class sequence from October 15, 1923 to January 16, 1924.

[Article 23:1] Deaths. — February, 1924
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.

[Article 23:1] Industrial Nursing. — February, 1924
Creator: Obenchain, Jeanette Brown
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)

[Article 23:1] J.H.H. in Peking. — February, 1924
Creator: Jamme, Anna C.
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.

[Article 23:1] Lavinia Dock's Appeal to Nurses. — February, 1924
Creator: Dock, Lavinia
Letter sent by Lavinia Dock to all nurses about the needed support for the "Equal Rights Amendment."

[Article 23:1] Marriages. — February, 1924

[Article 23:1] News Notes . — February, 1924
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.

[Article 23:1] Nursing in the Philippine Islands. — February, 1924
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.)

[Article 23:1] Registry Rules. — February, 1924
Item by item printing of the 17 rules of the Johns Hopkins Nurses' Registry.

[Article 23:1] Report of the Quarterly Meeting of the Alumnae Association. — February, 1924
Creator: Bissell, Pauli
Minutes of the regular quarterly meeting of the Alumnae Association held on November 9, 1923.

[Article 23:1] The Isolation Technique at Johns Hopkins Hospital. — February, 1924
Creator: Anderson, Mildred Everett
After a review of the older concepts about how infection is spread that notes which ones are currently outmoded, the writer gives some of the corrected procedures and precautions of the current time.

[Serial Volume 23:2] Johns Hopkins Nurses Alumnae Magazine (May, 1924). — 1924, May. — 1 issue

[Article 23:2] "Mental Hygiene for Public Health Nurses". — May, 1924
Creator: Bailey, Harriet
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.

[Article 23:2] Announcement. — May, 1924
Brief announcement of upcoming 1924 "Routine" -- the yearbook of the School of Nursing.

[Article 23:2] Book Reviews. — May, 1924
Creator: Sherman, Ruth Brewster
Brief reviews of five (5) books of interest to nurses.

[Article 23:2] Class Contributions to the Endowment Fund. — May, 1924
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.

[Article 23:2] Endocrines. — May, 1924
Creator: Anderson, Mildred Everett
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.

[Article 23:2] Marriages. — May, 1924

[Article 23:2] News Notes. — May, 1924
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."

[Article 23:2] The Nurse Anesthetist. — May, 1924
Creator: Boise, Margaret G.
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.

[Serial Volume 23:3] Johns Hopkins Nurses Alumnae Magazine (August, 1924). — 1924, August. — 1 issue

[Article 23:3] Address Before the Graduation Class of 1924. — August, 1924
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.

[Article 23:3] Announcement. — August, 1924
Brief announcement that the State Univesity of Iowa is offering a course in public health nursing. The name and address of the director of nursing is given.

[Article 23:3] Commencement, May 22, 1924. — August, 1924
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.

[Article 23:3] Marriages. — August, 1924

[Article 23:3] Nurses' Graduation Day, Johns Hopkins Hospital, May 22, 1924. — August, 1924
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.

[Serial Volume 23:4] Johns Hopkins Nurses Alumnae Magazine (November, 1924). — 1924, November. — 1 issue

[Article 23:4] "Unanswered Calls". — November, 1924
Creator: Chisolm, Lucie V.
Explanation of why so many "unanswered calls" for the Registry were reported in past issue of the Alumnae Magazine.

[Article 23:4] Announcements. — November, 1924
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] Book Reviews. — November, 1924
Creator: Sherman, Ruth Brewster
Brief reviews of eight (8) books of interest to nurses.

[Article 23:4] Contributions to the Endowment Fund April 16, 1924 to October 16, 1924. — November, 1924
Listing by class of the individual contributions by nursing alumnae to the Endowment Fund from April 16, 1924 to October 16, 1924.

[Article 23:4] Deaths. — November, 1924

[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."

[Article 23:4] From a Rural Hospital. — November, 1924
Description of a hospital in an unidentified rural area as it is building its staff and its resources to deliver good care to those needing care.

[Article 23:4] Marriages. — November, 1924

[Article 23:4] News Notes. — November, 1924
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.

[Article 23:4] Public Health Work in a "Magic City". — November, 1924
Creator: Richardson, Bessie M. (1902)
The slow growth of public health nursing in Tulsa, Oklahoma, a city of 100,000 at the time.

[Article 23:4] Some Modern Methods of Feeding Infants. — November, 1924
Creator: Giddings, Helen
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.

[Article 23:4] The Gate House Shop. — November, 1924
Full page photograph of Gate House Shop at front entrance of Johns Hopkins Hospital.