The author writes of her recent travels around the world. She writes of the beauty of the cruise over the Pacific, the changes she found in the city of Tokyo since its 1923 earthquake and its beautiful new hospital. After a lovely visit in Tokyo, she travelled to Kyota in Japan by train, and from there to Kobe. Although the writer visited more countries than Japan, the article stops after she leaves Japan...with the Editor of the Alumnae Magazine hoping for a continuation of the journey for the next issue.
[Article 34:1] Advisory Board of the Johns Hopkins Hospital School for Nurses. — January 1935
Brief minutes of the October 1934 meeting of the Advisory Board. Topics included the inclusion of classwork in the 8-hour day for students, raising the entrance requirement to full college course. The motion for the first topic was passed; action on the second was delayed for further information.
Results of a detailed survey done on J.H.H. nurses and their financial situations, especially related to savings and savings plans.
[Article 34:1] Editorials (1) The Eight-Hour Day for Private Duty Nurses. (2) Savings. (3) Present Facilities for Operations. (4) Course in Public Health Nursing for Students. — January 1935
(1) History of the development of the movement for 8-hour days replacing 12-hour days for private duty nurses. (2) Introduction to article in this issue on Miss Dunbar's report on nurses' savings and saving plans. (3) Introduction to article in this issue on the new Operating Rooms at Hopkins. (4) Brief paragaph announcement of new course for student nurses.
[Article 34:1] Extracts from Report of Department of Instruction, 1933 - 1934. — January 1935
Creator: Kennedy, Loula
Brief discussions of subjects and areas covered in the school of nursing. Included are the new public health nursing experience, new orientation for incoming students in the workings of the wards, the instituting of a first aid course, the progress in the Ward Instruction program, clinic libraries, the Nightingale exhibit originally prepared for "Hospital Day," the good -- but not perfect -- results of State Board exams, new faculty resignations and appointees.
Announcement reprinted from Nursing Times, October 13, 1934, on the August marriage of Christiane Reimann, longtime secretary of the International Council of Nurses and editor of the I.C.N. Review. A brief personal and professional biography is given in the article.
[Article 34:1] Report of Quarterly Meeting of the Alumnae Association. — January 1935
Minutes and reports at regular quarterly meeting in November, including a guest speaker (Miss Noyes, 1896,) and reports of all standing and special committees.
The article gives the physical setup of the operating rooms opened in 1927 with the rationale for the placement and use of each. The writer speaks also of the art and drama in this medical and nursing specialty.
This is a discussion of the new two month experience in public health nursing for student nurses either in the Eastern Health District or the DVNS. Included are the make-up of the community with the needs, the types of care given, and the built-in flexibility of the program.
[Article 34:1] The Eight-Hour Day for Private Duty Nurses A Resume of the Progress of the Eight-hour Day for Private Duty Nurses. — January 1935
Detailed summary of the results of the extensive study done by the American Nurses Association on the plan for reducing the hours worked by private duty nurses from 12 hours to 8 hours a day.
Address written by the president of the JHH Board of Trustees and delivered by Dr. Henry Barton Jacobs as a tribute to Elsie Lawler at her special anniversary dinner. Included is the presentation of a gift of a silver bowl and tray with an appreciative inscription. Also included in the article is the announcement of the presentation of a diamond bar pin from the nurses alumnae association.
[Article 34:2] Advisory Board of The Johns Hopkins Hospital School of Nursing. — April 1935
Report of the business conducted in January and February meetings of the Advisory Board of the SON. One of the subjects discussed was "advanced standing" and requirement for specific science courses of entering student nurses.
Report of another section of the Alumnae Survey showing that over 90% of JHH School of Nursing alumnae are happy with their jobs, with Public Health and mission field alumnae reporting the greatest satisfaction, at 100%.
[Article 34:2] Anniversary Dinner Given by the Johns Hopkins Nurses Alumnae Association in Honor of Miss Elsie Lawler, Superintendent of Nurses and Principal of the School of Nursing. — April 1935
Listing of program, participants, and committee members taking part in special anniversary dinner for Elsie Lawler.
Massive numbers of congratulatory notes and gifts received by Elsie Lawler on the occasion of her 25th anniversary as head of JHH nursing and school of nursing. Article also includes summary of the many activities included in the celebration.
Tribute to Elsie Lawler relating to both her personal and professional behavior and accomplishments at the school of nursing. The entire appreciation address was presented in book form to Miss Lawler at the conclusion of the speech.
Summaries and quotes from the several addresses given by different individuals at the anniversary dinner.
[Article 34:2] Editorials (1) Honors to Miss Lawler. (2) President Ames Retires. — April 1935
(1) Honorary M.A. degree conferred on Elsie Lawler in recognition of her 25 years of service to the school of nursing. (2) Tribute to Dr. Ames on his retirement as president of the JHU and chairman of the Advisory Board of the school of nursing.
Address made on February 22, 1935 presenting Elsie Lawler for the honorary degree of Master of Arts. Address gives details of Miss Lawler's career and accomplishments in her 25 yeas of sevice to the school of nursing.
Tribute by Dr. Smith to Elsie Lawler at her 25th anniversary dinner.
[Article 34:2] Report of the Regular Meeting of the Alumnae Association. — April 1935
Minutes of the proceedings and committee reports of standing and special committees from the February 1935 meeting of the Alumnae Association. A major item discussed was the 8-hour day for private duty nurses.
Presentations by senior students of nursing treatments in six (6) specialty areas. The annual presentations in the current year have given increased responsibility to the students (as opposed to the faculty).
Report of the weekly staff conferences held by Miss Lawler in which members of each department explore activities and problems in the various areas. Monthly "General Staff Meetings" of all graduate staff members also are held. Examples of the variety of topics presented and discussed are given along with several changes occurring due to these meetings.
Description of the island of Bali and its people during a recent trip. Includes the appearance, attire, and customs of the native population; a brief account of the health problems; the presence of the many open-to-the-sky temples; the sheer beauty of the land with the desire of the author to return to its tranquility and beauty.
[Article 34:3] Address at the Graduation Exercises of tThe Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. — July 1935
Graduation address by Marion G. Howell, R.N., Dean School of Nursing, Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio. Speaker cites the differences between life before nursing and after nursing, speaks of the progress and changes in the field of nursing, and emphasizes the need to continue the ART of nursing.
Brief reviews of three (3) new books with mention of six (6) new editions of other books of interest to medical personnel.
[Article 34:3] Bookplate of the Adelaide Nutting Historical Nursing Collection. — July 1935
Full page black-and-white photograph on bookplate of new collection at Columbia University Teachers College Library.
[Article 34:3] Editorials (1) Another Class Graduates. (2) No Boundary Lines in Nursing. — July 1935
(1) Comparison of editor's class of 1896 with most recent graduation class with comments on need for all graduates to join the Alumnae Association. (2) Responsibility of local/U.S. financial support of international nursing organizations.
[Article 34:3] Experiences of an Inexperienced Public Health Nurse. — July 1935
Creator: Smith, Louise C.
Very readable experiences of a student nurse in public health with visits to disadvantaged patients in a very poor area of the city.
Annual report given at graduation on activities, changes, progress in the School of Nursing and the hospital.
[Article 34:3] News Item (1) Italy Plans a War against the White Scourge (2) Adelaide Nutting Library; Book Plate. (3) Eight-hour Day. — July 1935
(1) Opening in Italy of new buildings for investigation into and treatment of tuberculosis and other "kindred" diseases. (Includes part of a clipping from a British newspaper.) (2) Design of new bookplate for the Adelaide Nutting Historical Library at Columbia University is described in detail. (A photograph of this is the Frontispiece of this issue of the magazine.) (3) Very brief update on the increased number of United States hospitals that have adopted the 8-hour day for private duty nurses.
[Article 34:3] Private Duty Nurses Meet to Discuss Eight-Hour Day. — July 1935
Meeting held about current 12-hour work days vs. proposed 8-hour days ended with vote rejecting 8-hours plus committee being formed to find plan to shorten work day without decreasing salary.
[Article 34:3] Report of the Fourty-Third Annual Meeting of the Alumnae Association. — July 1935
Proceedings of the annual meeting of the JHNAA on May 24, 1935 including reports of the president and of all standing and special committees. Also includes detailed annual auditors' report.
[Article 34:4] Advisory Board of the Johns Hopkins Hospital School of Nursing. — October 1935
Brief report of the latest (May 1935) meeting of the Advisory Board. At Miss Lawler's recommendation, scholarships for the first year class will be discontinued and transferred to the Senior Class. These will be awarded plus the "Grand Prize," awarded to a senior for post-graduate work.
Education is proposed as a "process of learning to grow up that has very little to do with anything one can possibly teach another person," or self-education through experience -- a very individual thing.
The article reviews factually and editorially the events of the weekend of Commencement at the School of Nursing, beginning with the nationally recorded Turtle Derby, proceeding through the parties and entertainment and ending with the graduation and Homecoming banquet.
[Article 34:4] Editorials (1) The Endowment Fund. (2) The Red Cross Roll Call. . — October 1935
(1) Explanation of the purpose of the Nutting Endowment Fund and other advice for alumnae to consider when completing a questionnaire that is being sent to them. (2) Appeal for renewal of memberships and new memberships in the American Red Cross.
Report of the trip to Europe where the author attended and spoke at the first graduation of nurses from the American Nurses Memorial School. More than half the trip was on the high seas coming and going to Europe, but there was time to take in many sights in Switzerland and France.
[Article 34:4] News Items (1) Meeting of NLNE in New York City. (2) Rest Home for Nurses at Villa Belvedere. (3) South African Trained Nurses Association Publishes its Own Journal. (4) Saunders Medal Awarded This Year to Miss Adda Eldredge. — October 1935
(1) Brief announcement of NLNE meeting with President Effie Taylor plus greetings sent by Adelaide Nutting, past president. (2) Establishment of a rest home in Italy dedicated to the memory of all Italian nurses who died in active service during World War I. (3) Announcemnt from Secretary of South African Nurses Association of the beginning of printing its own journal. (4) Award for outstanding nursing service presented to Adda Eldredge.
Activities and procedures carried out by student nurses in the homes with delivery-expectant mothers and families with just-delivered babies. This work is part of the twelve week student experience in the obstetrical department of the hospital.