In her article for the American Journal of Nursing (August 1936), Clara Noyes, 1896, omitted part of the ceremony: the part where she was presented with an award and made an honorary graduate of the Bordeaux School of Nursing in France. This article corrects that omission.
An account of the achievements of Dr. Anna Hamilton on the occasion of her recent death after a long illness. Dr. Hamilton is credited with introducing into France a modern system of nurse education. Dr. Hamilton also insisted that there be an American Advisory Committee with the Florence Nightingale School of Nursing built along with the new hospital built by Dr. Hamilton. She also has been highly honored by France for her many accomplishments.
Report of the detailed survey of illness among our school of nursing alumnae with special attention given to tuberculosis. Also reported is the occurrence of illness depending on the field of nursing in which the alumnae are engaged.
Tribute to Dr. Joseph Bloodgood on the occasion of his sudden death. The doctor did his major work in Cancer Control, especially active against fraudulent "cures" for the disease.
[Article 35:1] Editorials (1) Happy New Year (2) The Endowed Bed (3) The Alumnae Survey. — January 1936
(1) The wish for a happy new year is combined with the growing concern of members who have "dropped out" (2) The Endowed Bed for use of alumnae who need hospitalization is a reality -- finally. (3) The last installment of the Alumnae Survey [about illness] is complete and printed this issue of the magazine. The next question is how to print and distribute the survey in its entirety.
Report of the recent Pan American Conference of the Red Cross held in Rio De Janeiro. Covered are the business meetings with the disagreement about Red Cross schools of nursing having to meet the same requirements as other schools of nursing. Also covered are several of the social events of the conference.
Appeal for alumnae to send changes of address so that the Alumnae Association avoids paying double postage on those issues returned to them as undeliverable. Another part of the notice concerns cancellation of membership due to non-payment of dues.
[Article 35:1] News Items (1) The Biennial of 1936. (2) American Nurses Association Grow in Size and Accomplishment. (3)An Important Birthday. (4) A Farewell Luncheon. — January 1936
(1) Announcement of the upcoming joint convention of the three nursing organizations: American Nurses Association, Neational League of Nursing Education, National Organization of Public Health Nursing. (2) Continued growth of the ANA and some of the problems coming along with the growth. (3) American Journal of Nursing to celebrate its 35th year. (4) Luncheon at JHH to say farewell to Ollie Cross, retiring Superintendant of the GYN Operating Rooms after 10 years of service in the position.
Instructions for the purchase of graduate nursing caps from the Gate House Shop.
[Article 35:1] Public Health Nursing in the Eastern Health District. — January 1936
The use of the Eastern Health District as the "hospital ward" for students of the School of Hygiene and Public Health of JHU as well as for groups of student nurses from the JHH School of Nursing. This covers the staff and the services provided in general, the classes and work of the students for this population of 56,000 people. Much emphasis is on the prevention of health problems in contrast to just the care of the ill. A case study of a tuberculosis patient is presented to illustrate the extent of the services.
[Article 35:1] Report of the Regular Meeting of the Alumnae Association. — January 1936
Minutes of the Fall meeting of the Nurses Alumnae Association covering its activities since Homecoming including reports of all standing and special commmittees, the J.H.H. Club in New York,and the Advisory Board.
Report of the results of the Christmas Sale giving the details of the contributions of many groups of people, the proceeds from which completed the funding of the Endowed Room for use by nurse alumnae when they are hospitalized.
[Article 35:2] Anna C. Jamme, '97, Resigns as Editor of Pacific Coast Journal of Nursing. — April 1936
Upon the news of the resignation of Miss Jamme as Editor of the Pacific Coast Journal of Nursing, this article reviews her multi-faceted career in district nurisng, private duty, and directing schools of nursing. (A full page photograph of Miss Jamme is on the frontispiece of this issue)
Includes In Memoriam tributes to four (4) recently deceased alumnae whose deaths are listed in this issue.
[Article 35:2] Editorials (1) The Passing Bell. (2) The Future of the Gate House. (3) The Endowed Room. (4) The Florence Nightingale International Foundation. . — April 1936
(1) Announcement of deaths of six alumnae. (2) Some ideas for continuation of Gate House Shop. (3)Comments about the successful completion of earning funds for Endowed Room. (4)Growth of funds for Florence Nightingale International Foundation with appeal for more help.
Brief announcements of several news items of interest to nurse alumnae: honor to Lillian Wald, resumption of publication of International Nursing Review, announcement by Clara Noyes about pending Food and Drug Act.
Full page photograph of Anna C. Jamme, Class of 1897
[Article 35:2] Report of the Regular Meeting of the Alumnae Association. — April 1936
Minutes of the regular meeting of the Alumnae Association in February, 1936, including reports of all standing and special committees. Includes individual contributions through the Gate House Shop for the year. The Endowed Room Report tells of the completion of the Fund for this purpose.
[Article 35:2] The Routine Work of a Red Cross Public Health Nurse. — April 1936
Creator: Dalton, Bess Elvira
Detailed account of the first public health nursing service in King William County in Virginia with the establishment of clinics and groups to combat illness and promote health and recreation in the community and in the schools. Several specific cases are described to illustrate the depth of the work there.
Creator: Fitzgerald, Alice Louise Florence, 1874-1962
Stemming from her early love of animals, Miss Fitzgerald writes of always having a pet and of her latest venture into the breeding of marmosets and the establishment of the first Marmosetery in the country.
Lengthy reviews of two (2) books of probable interest to nurses, one on prison reform and the other on a conservative view on abortion and other "Laws of Life" matters.
[Article 35:3] Clara Dutton Noyes Johns Hopkins Hospital School of Nursing, 1894 - 1896. — July 1936
Creator: Nutting, M. Adelaide (Mary Adelaide), 1858-1948
Miss Nutting writes a long tribute to Clara Noyes, citing her services to the nation, to nursing, to the Alumnae Association. She writes of the many attributes -- personal and professional -- of Miss Noyes.
Account of the activities enjoyed by members of the 10th year reunion Class of 1926 at graduation, reception at a country club, alumnae banquet. Included is "The Tenth Anniversary of the Class of 1926...with apologies to Abraham Lincoln," modelling the Gettysburg Address, telling the class story for the past ten years.
Address given at graduation of the nursing class of 1935 presenting the patients as "laboratories of ...complex reactions." He brings in not only the physiological parts of the human, but also the sociological aspects of each person.
Creator: Shearn, Mary E. ; Gilpin, Lucy S. ; Bean, Mary Cloud, 1868-1953 ; Rawlins, Gay Bernard, 1869-1964 ; Brogden, Margaret Smith, 1865-1944 ; Athey, Helen S. Wilmer ; Gross, Helen ; Gorter, Marie A. ; Lilly, Stella Sampson ; Christhilf, Katherine M. ; Richards, Elizabeth B. ; Thompson, Mary B. ; Yale, Louise P. ; Foard, Virginia Lee McMaster ; Dumbell, Kate ; Buehler, M. Eloise
In Memoriam tributes to six (6) recently deceased alumnae by several of the classmates of each. Includes a short poem for Mary MacInnes by Helen Athey, 1902, and a longer one for Clara Noyes by Louise Yale, 1916.
Lengthy annual report of director of nursing and the school given at graduation of Class of 1936. Covers changes within the school and hospital with special attention given to the public health activities of nursing.
The article is an abstract from a longer original Alumnae Reports when the house was donated as a home to the nurses by George Grafflin as thanks for the nursing care given to his daughter. From the original gift the progress in its development is discussed in detail.
[Article 35:4] Editorials (1) An Introduction. (2) The Club House. . — October 1936
(1) New editor of the Alumnae Magazine makes a request for suggestions and criticism, etc. from the membership. (2) Promotes article in current issue of the magazine about the history of the Club House in order to help in the vote on decision of the "fate" of the Club House.
Results of the survey ballot sent to private duty nurses by the alumnae association on feelings about the change from 12 hour to 8 hour days. Also included were the opinions of the medical Visiting Staff on the subject. Based upon the Medical Board's decision, the Board of Trustees of the hospital voted for the continuation of the 12 hour day for private duty nurses.
Hopkins private duty nurses still resist the change from 12 hours a day to 8 hours a day, although this is the national trend. The writer reviews the favorable responses of nurses who have tried the shorter work days, rebutting the reasons that many of the nurses have given for their objection to the change.
Announcement of completion of alphabetizing the new List of Graduates to replace the former one listing the graduates only by year of graduation. The work was done by Mildred Struve, Class of 1926. The new directory is included at the end of this issue of the magazine.
Advantages of biennial conventions that include many different nursing organizations over annual meetings of single organizations. The article also covers the technical aspects of such a convention as opposed to the actual business proceedings.
Review of Red Cross civilian activities during the past year; launching of two new services (First Aid on the Highway and the Home and Farm Accident Program).
[Article 35:4] The Plan of Ward Teaching at Johns Hopkins Hospital. — October 1936
Creator: Walker, Virginia H.
This article discusses the role of the ward instructor in helping the students correlate theory and practice in the caring and comfort of the patient. The formal instruction includies rounds by the doctors, demonstrations and return demonstrations by the students themselves, and classes by the ward instructor.
Because of the increased administrative duties of the head nurse, the new position of Ward Instructor has been initiated in Halsted and Osler Clinics to concentrate on the teaching responsibilities, especially for student nurses.