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


[Serial Volume 35] Johns Hopkins Nurses Alumnae Magazine (1936). — 1936

[Serial Volume 35:1] Johns Hopkins Nurses Alumnae Magazine (January, 1936). — 1936, January. — 1 issue

[Article 35:1] "Now It Can Be Told". — January 1936
Creator: Lawler, Elsie M.
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.

[Article 35:1] A Pioneer in Nursing Passes. — January 1936
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.

[Article 35:1] Alumnae Notes. — January 1936

[Article 35:1] Alumnae Survey Illness Among Alumnae. — January 1936
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.

[Article 35:1] Book Reviews. — January 1936
Creator: Sherman, Ruth Brewster
Brief reviews of seven (7) books of interest to nurses plus a somewhat longer review of "Dynamics of Population." Two of the books are new editions of books written by Hopkins nurse alumnae.

[Article 35:1] Death Comes to Doctor Bloodgood. — January 1936
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.

[Article 35:1] Home from a Foreign Shore. — January 1936
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.

[Article 35:1] Important Notice. — January 1936
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] In Memoriam. — January 1936
Included with the listing is an In Memoriam tribute by members of the class of 1896 on the death of Mary V. Lee Silliman.

[Article 35:1] Marriages. — January 1936

[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.

[Article 35:1] Our Cap. — January 1936
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.

[Article 35:1] The Christmas Sale. — January 1936
Creator: Athey, Helen S. Wilmer
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.

[Serial Volume 35:2] Johns Hopkins Nurses Alumnae Magazine (April, 1936). — 1936, April. — 1 issue

[Article 35:2] Alumnae Notes. — April 1936

[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)

[Article 35:2] Attention Class of '23. — April 1936
Creator: Richards, Helen Douw
Appeal for news from members of the Class of 1923 for a comprehensive report of their news for a future issue of the Alumnae Magazine.

[Article 35:2] Book Reviews. — April 1936
Creator: Sherman, Ruth Brewster
Brief reviews of five (5) books of possible interest to nurses, with mention of two (2) new editions of older texts.

[Article 35:2] Deaths. — April 1936
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.

[Article 35:2] Marriages. — April 1936

[Article 35:2] Meeting of Johns Hopkins Nurses Club of New York. — April 1936
Creator: Grainger, Margaret F.
Very brief account of the second meeting of the New York Nurses Club held in December 1935.

[Article 35:2] News Items. — April 1936
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.

[Article 35:2] Poem Winged Heralds of Spring. — April 1936
Creator: Ritchie, Margaret Wright
Short original poem composed by an alumna.

[Article 35:2] Portrait of Anna C. Jamme, Class of 1897. — April 1936
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.

[Article 35:2] Tributes to Grance Kempter. — April 1936
Creator: Dock, Lavinia
Two tributes to the late Grace Kempter giving her lengthy career in many areas of her life.

[Serial Volume 35:3] Johns Hopkins Nurses Alumnae Magazine (July, 1936). — 1936, July. — 1 issue

[Article 35:3] A Hobby. — July 1936
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.

[Article 35:3] Alumnae News (Alumnae Notes). — July 1936

[Article 35:3] An Apology. — July 1936
After the deathof the previous editor of the magazine, Clara Noyes, several articles that were planned for the previous issue were inadvertantly omitted. They are printed in this issue.

[Article 35:3] Book Reviews. — July 1936
Creator: Sherman, Ruth Brewster
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.

[Article 35:3] Class History of 1923. — July 1936
Creator: Richards, Helen Douw
This is the first of several sections on the personal and professional activities and news of members of the Class of 1923 as collected by the writer.

[Article 35:3] Class of 1926 Reunion. — July 1936
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.

[Article 35:3] Deaths. — July 1936

[Article 35:3] Dr. William Holland Wilmer. — July 1936
Tribute to the recently deceased Dr. William Wilmer, noted specialist in disases of the eye, for whom the Wilmer Eye Institute is named.

[Article 35:3] Dr. Winslow's Address The People You Nurse. — July 1936
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.

[Article 35:3] Graduation Exercises Thursday, May 28, 1936. — July 1936
Listing of the scholarships awarded at the graduation exercises.
Included among the awards are two names which cannot be identified: Annette Ackerman and Sarah Howells.

[Article 35:3] Graduation Week. — July 1936
Creator: Davis, Beatrice McKellar
An account of each of the many activities during "graduation week" culminating with the graduation exercises and the dance on Hampton House roof.

[Article 35:3] In Memoriam. — July 1936
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.

[Article 35:3] Marriages. — July 1936

[Article 35:3] Minutes of the Forty-Fourth Annual Meeting of the Alumnae Association. — July 1936
Proceedings of the annual meeting including decisions made, reports of all standing and special committees, and the detailed Auditors' Report for the Association.

[Article 35:3] Miss Lawler's Report. — July 1936
Creator: Lawler, Elsie M.
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.

[Article 35:3] New York Club. — July 1936
Brief report of the annual dinner and meeting of the Johns Hopkins Nurses' Club of New York which was held in May 1936.

[Article 35:3] Poems. — July 1936
Creator: Ritchie, Margaret Wright
Three poems, two of which were written by a 1923 alumna (Margaret Wright Ritchie). The author of the first poem carries the initials J.A.M. which have not been identified.

[Article 35:3] Press Notices Upon the Death of Miss Noyes. — July 1936
A series of press notices on the sudden death of Clara Noyes, Class of 1896, giving her professional contributions and honors.

[Article 35:3] The 1936 Flood at Williamsport, PA By a Flood Refugee, C. Viola Hahn, 1918. — July 1936
Creator: Hahn, C. Viola
Personal experiences preceding, during, and after the March, 1936 historical flood caused by the combination of melting snows and continuous heavy rains.

[Article 35:3] To the Members of the Class of 1896 Greetings as You Celebrate the 40 Years Since Graduation. — July 1936
Creator: Copeland, Jeanette
Very brief greetings and disappointment at not being able to attend her class's 40th reunion.

[Article 35:3] Yours Sincerely Clara D. Noyes National Director Am. Red Cross Nursing Service. — July 1936
Full page black-and-white photograph of Clara Noyes.

[Serial Volume 35:4] Johns Hopkins Nurses Alumnae Magazine (October, 1936). — 1936, October. — 1 issue

[Article 35:4] Alumnae Headquarters. — October 1936
Claire R. P. Craigen (1912) appointed to the newly combined positions of Secretary-Treasuer of the Alumnae Association and Editor of the Alumnae Magazine.

[Article 35:4] Alumnae Notes (Alumnae News). — October 1936

[Article 35:4] Book Reviews. — October 1936
Creator: Sherman, Ruth Brewster
Brief reviews of three (3) books of possible interest to nurses.

[Article 35:4] Deaths. — October 1936
Packard, Mary Cary also included in this article. Although she was not a JHHSON alumna, she was a prominent Baltimore nurse. The inclusion is an article from the Baltimore Sun, June 12 1936.

[Article 35:4] Dr. Winslow's Commencement Address. — October 1936
Announcement by Metropolitan Life Insurance Company of printing of Dr. Winslow's speech given to the graduating class of 1936 for distribution to the nurses working for its company.

[Article 35:4] Early History of the Club House. — October 1936
Creator: Sherman, Ruth Brewster
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.

[Article 35:4] Eight Hour Day "Status Quo". — October 1936
Creator: Crighton, Annie
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.

[Article 35:4] Give Eight Hours a Try. — October 1936
Creator: Wiedenbach, Ernestine
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.

[Article 35:4] Graduates Alphabetically Listed. — October 1936
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.

[Article 35:4] Hopkins Luncheon, Los Angeles. — October 1936
Creator: Black, Marjorie O.
Brief description of the "Hopkins" luncheon at the Biennial Convention with a listing of the forty (40) nurse alumnae who attended.

[Article 35:4] In Praise of Biennials. — October 1936
Creator: Jamme, Anna C.
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.

[Article 35:4] Marriages. — October 1936

[Article 35:4] Officers of the Johns Hopkins Hospital Nurses Alumnae Association, Incl 1936 - 1937. — October 1936
Listing of the officers, chairmen of the committees, and committee members of the Nurses Alumnae Association.

[Article 35:4] The Biennial in Los Angeles. — October 1936
Creator: Willkinson, Mary Alberta Sylvia
Detailed account of the daily activities at the recent Biennial Convention for nursing held in Los Angeles, with the emphasis on the educational matters of the National League for Nursing Education.

[Article 35:4] The Johns Hopkins Turtle Derby. — October 1936
Creator: Kelly, Edmund B.
This article covers the history of the Hopkins Turtle Derby over its seven years of existence, naming some of the contestants and winners and a few of the unusual events of the races.

[Article 35:4] The M. Adelaide Nutting Endowment Fund. — October 1936
Creator: Hussey, Elma J.
Discussion of (1) problems confronting the Endowment Fund and (2) descriptions of the alumnae association's three major funds (Endowed Bed, Sick Benefit, Endowment).

[Article 35:4] The People's Red Cross. — October 1936
Creator: Butler, Ida
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.

[Article 35:4] Ward Instructors. — October 1936
Creator: Frederick, Hester K.
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.