Memories of the founding of Johns Hopkins Hospital by an alumna who was 16 yeas old at the time and whose father was one of first Trustees and its second President. Much of the article is quoted from the account of its opening in a local newspaper from May 8, 1889.
Excerpts from letters from alumnae who contributed to the Endowment Fund in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the school of nursing. In the middle of the article is a double page photographic display of the front of the hospital and two photos of students giving care to patients.
Large celebration of Dr. Cullen's 70th birthday included his special thanks for roses from the Nurses' Alumnae Association and his tribute to them, plus the mention of a recent "Time" magazine having a feature article on Dr. Cullen and the "Big Four."
Brief announcements of dedication of a new nursing magazine to Estelle Hall Speakman,1892; apppointment of Deaconess Anna McDonald,1929, as superintendent of hospital in Wshington, D.C.; honors to some other alumnae; other news of interest to nurse alumnae.
[Article 38:1] Report of the Regular Meeting of the Alumnae Association. — January 1939
Proceedings and reports of several standing committees from the regular meeting of the Johns Hopkins Nurses' Alumnae Association on November 5, 1938.
[Article 38:2] Alternative Affiliation in Public Health Nursing. — April 1939
Creator: Ames, Miriam
The development of the Dispensary Visiting Nurse Service (DVNS) to accommodate more senior nursing students in public health nursing experience, including the description of the program and experiences offered.
Letter from Miss Banwarth as a student at the Florence Nightingale International Foundation in London about her beginning activities and school there, a visit froom Miss Lawler and Miss Stewart, felings about the dangers of a war coming.
Graduation address to the Class of 1938 by the president of the National League of Nursing Education. The speaker begins with the historical (1889) expectations and responsibilities of the student nurse and the hospital, then proceeds to the future "professional field."
The writer gives the reasoning behind staff education programs and includes examples of some of the programs held Tuesday of each month during the school year.
[Article 38:2] Teaching the Practical Application of Nutrition and Dietetics. — April 1939
Creator: Nelson, Katherine R.
The rationale for and the development of a new eight (8) week course in practical dietetics for the student nurses is given in clear detail in this article.
[Article 38:2] Tentative Program for 50th Anniversary Celebration. — April 1939
Creator: Lawler, Elsie M. ; Thuma, Marion E.
Listing of the programs for Homecoming 50th anniversary celebration of the School of Nursing with some instructions on obtaining information. Also included is information from several alumnae who sent letters about plans for attending the special occasion.
[Article 38:2] The Endowment Fund "To Keep the Spirit of Service"; Extract from the Minutes -- Board of Trustees Meeting -- February 7, 1939; The Flight of Dimes; Order Your Copy Now!; Local Chairmen of Endowment Fund Committees; News from Three Fronts. — April 1939
Creator: Falls, Caroline E.
A series of six (6) articles devoted to the push for increasing the contributions to the Endowment Fund as part of the celebration of the 50the anniversary of the School of Nursing. Includes a drawing of the "Seal of the Endowment Fund Campaign" and a listing of the chairmen for the project from 31 states and Canada.
[Article 38:2] The Johns Hopkins Hospital Student Affiliation with the Eastern Health District. — April 1939
Creator: Harman, Lilly
Detailed description of this new program for nursing students in already operating Eastern Health District of the city, made possible by earnings from the Endowment Fund administered by the hospital for new programs in education of student nurses.
Special exhibit for the 50th anniversary of the Hopkins Hospital and School of Nursing at the Alumnae Library featuring "general interest subjects," e.g. invitation to the graduation of the first class of student nurses, a photograph of Dr. Osler's mother on her 100th birthday. The writer cited Helena Barnard, Class of 1891, as the creator of the idea for a library. The writer also included a recent addition to the library by Agnes Lease, Class of 1893.
[Article 38:3] Demonstrations of the Newer Developments in the Teaching of Student Nurses. — July 1939
Creator: Torrance, Jane Taylor
Series of demonstrations showing the newest developments in the teaching of student nurses. Loula E. Kennedy presided over the presentation.
[Article 38:3] Editorials (1) The Fiftieth Anniversary. (2) Fifty Years Afterwards. — July 1939
Creator: Hussey, Elma J.
(1) Tribute by a visiting nurse alumna to the activities and atmosphere of the 50th year anniversary. (2)Short appreciation to the hospital administrators who put together the 50th anniversary celebration.
Chairman of the Endowment Fund Committee reports on the latest results of the campaign to increase funds for endowment of the school of nursing. Also includes a report of the Canadian alumnae and their progress with the Endowment Fund.
[Article 38:3] Greetings from Teachers College, Columbia University, on the Fiftieth Anniversary of The Johns Hopkins Hospital and School of Nursing, May 5, 1939. — July 1939
Creator: Stewart, Isabel M.
From a nurse who had a long history with nursing from the days of the very beginning, through some of the progress to its position and practices of the present, with great emphasis on the contributions and spirit of the founders and pioneers. Of special emphasis is the "battle" about who should control nursing and nursing education -- nurses or hospital administration and doctors?
[Article 38:3] Greetings from the International Council of Nurses. — July 1939
Creator: Taylor, Effie J.
The formation and composition of the International Council of Nurses, its work and objectives. The writer also celebrates her own graduation from the Hopkins School of Nursing and brings greetings from the countries represented in the ICN. She also speaks of the contributions of Isabel Hampton Robb and Lavinia Dock, and of the interest of Elsie Lawler in the ICN.
[Article 38:3] Impressions of the Fiftieth Anniversary Expressed by Members of the Class of 1939. — July 1939
Creator: Bonney, Virginia L. ; Woodruff, Harriet Baker
Two letters from the graduating class of 1939 expressing their outlooks on the celebration and the changes in nursing education.
Activities at the banquet in honor of the Johns Hopkins Hospital's 50th anniversary related with mention of the various humorous activities, including an original song parody written by two of the physicians, the lyrics of which are printed in their entirety.
Brief account of the original play about the events from the planning by Mr. Johns Hopkins and the first day of opening. The play ended the first day of celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Johns Hopkins Hospital.
The concept of "socialized medicine" in the United States, the perceptions of it by lay people and those in the medical profession, the arguments pro and con, plus the presentation and explanations of different types of medical insurance. (Article was written a a term paper in a course in Sociology in the JHH School of Nursing.)
[Article 38:4] Members of the Advisory Board of the School of Nursing. — October 1939
Listing of the members of the Advisory Board of the School of Nursing along with current positions of each member.