In this letter written in 1927, this graduate of the Class of 1900 emphasizes the need for nursing education to stimulate and build upon the ideals that so often motivate women to enter nursing, something she laments is currently being ignored.
It is essential that Americans know their neighbors in South America who "are quite different from us." To this end, the article reviews the history of the settlement of South America, its development principally as an agricultural community, the social milieu, and other essentials we should know.
The Diagnostic Clinic was set up to assist patients with no money or with only moderate incomes to receive all diagnostic tests needed to make a correct diagnosis. All patients had to be referred by a physician.
[Article 40:1] Editorials (1) Miss Lawler's Choice -- We Hope; (2) How Should I Answer?. — January 1941
(1) Hope that Miss Lawler really intends to return to Baltimore to live. (2) Hints on how to rspond to call for more nurses in so many different areas needing help.
[Article 40:1] Endowed Schools of Nursing The Endowment of the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing of Western Reserve University. — January 1941
The struggle for a collegiate school of nursing and its ultimate realization due to the continuing efforts of Mrs. Frances Payne Bolton. The school started in 1898 as the Lakeside Hospital School of Nursing.
The Outside Obstetrical Service was closed at the end of August 1940. This article reviews its founding, its provisions, and its development both as service to the community and also with the education to students. When the JHH inpatient obstetrical service began, JHHSON students no longer learned at the Outside Obstetrical Service, which then taught student nurses from several other schools of nursing. As the number of inpatient areas in hospitals increased, the need for the outside services and home deliveries decreased and were judged as not needed.
Brief announcements of: recognition of Miss Lawler's retirement from the South African Nursing Journal, sessions of the National Christian Mission being held in Baltimore, Dr. Lewis Weed selected by President Roosevelt for new committee for national defense program, successful use of sulfa drugs for bombing injuries in England, an "M.T." who left the School of Nursing after 5 months.
Appeal for increased enrollment in the First Reserve for nurses in the American Red Cross to meet goal of 25,000 enrollees. Article gives qualifications for membership, different categories, and the efforts being made to meet the goal.
This Nurses House has been used for vacations or weekends for many years and now has additional facilities. It has several JHH connections from the contributions of Alta Dines, Class of 1914, to the use of a JHH "cobblestone" from one of the streets near the hospital in Baltimore.
Preparation for the holiday in the hospital beginning on December 2 highlights each clinic and its individual plans for the celebration, with special emphasis on the children.
[Article 40:1] Progress on the "Life of Isabel Hampton Robb". — January 1941
Creator: Bean, Mary Cloud, 1868-1953
Meeting of the committee on "Life" of Isabel Hamton Robb giving progress in collection of information, request for any and all letters and other assistance in this task. Includes accounting for funds for the project and appeal for continued funding.
[Article 40:1] Report of the Regular Meeting of the Alumnae Association. — January 1941
Minutes and reports of all standing and special committees of the Alumnae Association from its regular quarterly meeting November 8, 1940. Also includes detailed Auditor's Report on The Club House Funds.
[Article 40:1] Student Nurses Page How Would You Persuade a Nurse to Belong to Her Alumnae Association?. — January 1941
Creator: Schmid, Alberta C.
Eight explicit reasons why JHHSON graduates should belong to the Alumnae Association.
[Article 40:1] Survey: Health Examinations of Domestic Workers. — January 1941
Creator: Allen, Katherine Devine
Brief account of the study made by a nurse about the need for and status of either mandatory and voluntary health examinations for domestic workers, pointing out especially the value to all parties. (Published in the September, 1940 issue of The Industrial Nurses Digest)
Continuing development of the Hospital Unit #18 with Dr. James Bordley III and Dr. George Finney as medical and surgical chiefs, with Mildred Struve as chief nurse.
[Article 40:1] The Red Cross Conference in Santiago De Chile. — January 1941
Alta Dines attends the Red Cross Conference in Chile as the delegate from the American Red Cross. She is accompanied by Elsie Lawler, also appointed as a Red Cross delegate plus representative of the International Council of Nursing. The details of the trip prove that the trip has combined "both business and pleasure."
Brief review of the first three presidents of the Hopkins Board of Trustees as John S. Gibbs becaomes fourth in that position.
[Article 40:2] A Teaching Program in the Out-Patient Department. — April 1941
Creator: Packer, Sophie B.
The new teaching program in the Out-Patient Department has three major aims: Teaching students care of the ambulatory patient, showing students the social needs of the ambulatory patient and how to meet them, teaching the responsibility of nurses for prevention of disease and promotion of health. The writer also presents other important aspects and advantages -- and necessity -- for such a program.
After giving the student nurses lectures in gynecology over ten years, Dr. Richardson steps down for "younger men." This is a message of appreciation to him -- and he never accepted pay for any of his work with the student nurses.
Ballot for officers, members of the Alumnae Board of Directors, chairmen of standing and special committees for the JHHNAA. (Note that the only officers up for election are the first and second vice-presidents and the recording secretary.)
[Article 40:2] Editorials (1) Hopkins Nurses, Your Own Unit Needs You! (2) What Our School is Doing to Meet the Present Emergent Situation. — April 1941
Creator: Struve, Mildred ; Wolf, Anna Dryden
(1) New rules for membership requires new appeal for recruits for the JHH Hospital Unit #18. (2) Extensive report of the actions and activities in the school of nursing to help meet emergency nursing needs .
Description of this "non-profit, prepayment" health care organization organized by and for government employees. All services are provided with a full-time medical staff and a nursing staff that rotates among the specialties.
[Article 40:2] History of the Johns Hopkins Nurses' Graduate Uniform. — April 1941
Creator: Sherman, Ruth Brewster
Story of the development of the graduate uniform beginning in 1898, continuing through changes in 1900 and again in 1916 up until 1929. All details seem to be included in what was mandatory for the uniform. (Article is an abstract from article by Ruth Brewster Sherman, 1901)
History of the establishment of the Yale University School of Nursing and its endowment by Rockefeller Foundation that made it permanently financially secure; the unique development of curriculum and activities that have made the school an example to other schools of nursing. Also covers expenses, uniforms, student government, and record.
Brief reviews of "Born That Way," the autobiography of a doctor born with birth injuries with his struggles to normalcy; very brief comments on a dietitian's book for weight reduction; also a few sentences on a revised "techniques of nursing" book.
Reorganization of Red cross Nursing Service with the decision to divide the United States into three large area along with some changes in policy to deal with disasters. These meetings were attended by several JHH School of Nursing alumnae.
Comments made at Graduation Exercises May 22, 1941 praising members of the first Class of 1891, recounting the many virtues and achievements of Miss Lawler (who had retired the end of 1940), the response of Hopkins nurses to the need for military and Red Cross nurses with the subsquent effects on the hospital.
Organization of a student government association, student activities to increase Endowment Fund, graduation activities and exercises, attendance at the annual Alumnae Banquet. Also includes words to the 1941 Class Song.
Humorous account of the May 1941 Turtle Derby celebrating the discovery of the new sulfa drug -- "sulfuturtlene." Includes the preliminary activities, the interfering rain, and the names of many of the turtle entries, including the winner "Clanging Belle" out of "Order" by "Overuse."
An account of the 12-week refresher course given in New York and taken by a JHHSON alumna, who found that advances had been made in the "therapeutic, psychologic and mechanical aides" but the needs of patients remained the same.
Brief reviews or mention of many new or revised editions of books that may be of interest to nurses. Includes several on nutrition and sociology, also two probably of interest to Christians only.
[Article 40:4] Doctor and Nurse Remarks to the First Class of Graduates from the Training School for Nurses of the Johns Hopkins Hospital. — October 1941
Creator: Osler, William, Sir, 1849-1919
Address made in 1891 on the unique roles of doctors and nurses when the dread of illness and injury attack the human. He tells the graduates they will be better women due to their lives as students and as graduates in nursing.
[Article 40:4] Editorials (1) Why Our Graduate Uniform was Changed. (2) Keep Your 1940 List of Graduates. (3) Fiftieth Anniversary of the First Class. — October 1941
(1) Uniform changed after request for lighter weight uniform made. (2) Reminder to alumnae that to cut expenses no new list of graduates of the school of nursing will be printed in the magazine. (3) Reminder of the landmark Homecoming for the 50th anniversary of the Class of 1891 of whom eight of the original 17 are still living.
[Article 40:4] Federal Appropriation for Nurses for National Defense. — October 1941
Announcement of recent act signed by President Roosevelt alloting $1,250,000 for nursing education to increase numbers of students, give post-graduate teaching, and refresher courses.
[Article 40:4] Fortieth Anniversary of the Prliminary Course for Nurses at the Johns Hopkins Hospital School of Nursing. — October 1941
Creator: McVicar, Jessie Black
History of the development of a preliminary pre-clinical course for student nurses that started in Scotland and England before being formed at Hopkins as the first such course for student nurses in the United States. The article also discusses the content of this course and changes made over the 40 years.
[Article 40:4] From the Office of the Director of the School of Nursing, The Johns Hopkins Hospital. — October 1941
Creator: Wolf, Anna Dryden
Announcements with explanations relating to: Changes in Curriculum; Enrollment of Students; Cooperation with the Red Cross Nurses' Training Camp; 1941 Graduates; transcripts; Acknowledgments for several photographs given to the School; the addition of nurses' aides to help relieve the nursing shortage.
Personal and professional background and activities of Jessie Black, the newly appointed Associate Director of the School of Nursing and of the Nursing Service. She also was the first Scottish student to graduate from our school of nursing.
[Article 40:4] Johns Hopkins Alumnus Reports Severe Damage to Chungking's Largest American Hospital Following Severe Japanese Air Attack upon Chinese Capital Dr. T. S. Tseng Appeals to United China Relief for Immediate Funds to Restore Bombed Hospital. — October 1941
Appeal for funds made by Hopkins-trained physician superintendant at hospital in Chungking for help after two direct bomb hits on the hospital.
[Article 40:4] Johns Hopkins University Inaugurates Courses for Graduate Nurses. — October 1941
Through the efforts of the MD State League of Nursing Education, the JHU has begun courses leading to BS degree in Nursing Education. Article discusses other successes by the League in other schools.
[Article 40:4] Letters from Miss Nutting, Mrs. Williams and Miss Nevins. — October 1941
Creator: Nutting, M. Adelaide (Mary Adelaide), 1858-1948 ; Williams, Ruth ; Nevins, Georgia M.
Letters from three members of the first Class of 1891 stating their regrets for not being able to attend this special Homecoming marking the 50th anniversary of their graduation.
After about 12 weeks of pre-clinical training at this Red Cross Nurses' Training Camp, the students will enter the Johns Hopkins Hospital School of Nursing. The article also covers the contents of this pre-clinical education and its disappointing numbers.
The complete story of the torpedoing of the Dutch ship sailing from New Jersey to join a British convoy in Nova Scotia and from there to Britain. After their rescue they learned they had been considered to be "lost at sea." (Reprinted from the Omaha World Herald.)
The complete story of the Nazi attack on and sinking of the ZamZam ship with over 100 missionaries bound for Egypt. The account covers the events from the setting sail from New York City, sinking of the ship, the "rescue" of the passengers by the attacking ship, the jailing of the passengers, and the final release of the Americans.