Personal experience and general information about the recovery and partial recoveries of children who contract Infantile Paralysis with special emphasis on the emotional side and how others can help make it easier.
[Article 42:1] Editorials (1) Helena Barnard, Our First President. (2) A Traveled Road. (30) Why Our Resident Dues were Increased. — January 1943
(1) In Memoriam tribute to Helena Barnard, 1892, first president of the nurses' alumnae group. (2) Introduction to an article found later in this issue. (3) Explanation that increase in dues is because of the increase in dues by the ANA.
Brief items of general news of Red Cross Blood Donor Project awards, Canadian "ranks," news of JHH physicians, new federal bill establishing the Navy Nurse Corps, honors to JHH physicians, success of new sulfa drugs, progress of new medical "weapons."
Letter from 1922 graduate during World War II lamenting that she was "too old" for the Hospital Unit #18 and rejoicing that she was accepted by the American Red Cross and sserving in Hawaii. She describes the physical arrangements, the effect of the war on the civilian population, the Hopkins influence on the unit, the meeting of another nursing alumna.
Description of the new Naval Medical Center in Bethesda; the Congressional act establishing the Navy Nurse Corps and bestowing rank on the female nurses in the corps, with its influence on the corps and the public;special description of the uniform.
Growth of the nurses library especially citing gifts from Dr. Kelly and specific alumnae.
[Article 42:1] The Nurse and the World of Tomorrow Address to the Graduatiing Class, September, 1942. — January 1943
Creator: Goodrich, Annie W.
In this speech, several different stories introduce the struggle of people and nations for freedom of thought and action leading to new and effective plans and programs after peace is back in the world. She relates the effects of three nursing pioneers: Isabel Hampton Robb, Lillian Wald, and Adelaide Nutting. She throws out the challenge of the "great adventure"of nursing to the new graduates.
Address emphasizes contributions of nursing to humanity and two essential qualities needed for individual nursing futures: alertness and patience. Speaker makes a plea for greater emphasis on the human qualities in nursing, often criticized by the public. Speaker also addresses post-war nursing opportunities.
Also includes several "Items of Interest" for (1) federal subsidy for building a nurses' home, (2) establishment of an army inddustrial hygiene laboratory at Hopkins, (3) start of Spanish class for nurses at JHH, (4) donation of fee to alumnae association by Dr. TeLinde.
"Travels" of a set of Japanese cups and saucers purchased at the end of the Spanish-American War, given to two alumnae who then donated them to the old Hopkins Nurses Club in Baltimore to Canada to an 1893 graduate of our school of nursing and finally to Ruth Sherman who has given it to the School of Nursing. Miss Sherman asks that any other of these small cups and saucers also be donated to the club to get a full set.
Tribute to recently deceased Dr. Howard A. Kelly with particular emphasis on his Florence Nightingale collection which he gave to the Hopkins Nursing Alumnae, his love of the Bible and his love of nature.
[Article 42:2] Meetings of the Maryland State Nurses Association . — April 1943
Creator: Frederick, Hester K. ; VandeGrift, Dorothy E. Blackman
Series of meetings of the state nursing association involving education for nurses, lengthy report of the Nursing Defense Council with its recruitment and defense plans for the counties in Maryland, including the limitations due to scarcity of nurses among other factors. Also includes report by the president of the JHHNAA on its activities for the year.
Review of typed manuscript of "The Development and Content of the First Three Prelimary Courses for Nurses: An Historical Study" plus mention of new editions of seven (7) textbooks of interest to nurses.
The movement from inhalation anesthesia to intravenous anesthesia, the description of the currently most used medications for this purpose with details on the use of sodium pentothal and the precautionary measures in its use.
Establishing a new station hospital in Pennsylvania from the arrival and the smell of fresh paint to the furnishing and busy life of all in caring for their patients, already plus planning for its enlargement.
Volunteers now serving in various departments in the hospital, including where each is serving.
[Article 42:3] Reminiscences The Origin of our Cap and our Pin. — July 1943
Story of the creation of the cap of the School of Nursing and of the pin of the Alumnae Association.
[Article 42:3] Report of an Alumnae Member of the Advisory Board of the School of Nursing. — July 1943
Creator: Dunbar, Virginia
Developments within the School of Nursing that have seemed significant in the journey towards collegiate status: (1) strengthening of the faculty and its significance, (2)role of the Board of Trustees to the Advisory Board, (3)availability of national funds and acceleration of the program for wartime needs. Also included is a letter from Alta Dines, 1914, also a member of the Advisory Board.
[Article 42:3] Report of the Regular Meeting of the Alumnae Association. — July 1943
Minutes for the regular meeting of the Alumnae Association May, 1943, including reports of all committees and a complete Auditor's Report.
[Article 42:3] Surgical Technique in the Gynaecological Operating Room Fifty Years Ago. — July 1943
Creator: Patterson, Adah H.
The old operation room for Dr. Kelly before the use of rubber gloves, when sterilization was a long -- and often dangerous -- procedure, when all sutures were of catgut: all fond memories for this nurse.
Description of the work of the Blood Donor Service of the American Red Cross as it pushes to collect huge amounts of donations for military and civilian needs. Includes the addition of the Mobile unit to accommodate those who are unable to get to the stationary locations.
[Article 42:3] The System of Libraries that Carry Our Alumnae Magazine. — July 1943
Creator: Sherman, Ruth Brewster
The history of the Alumnae Magazine and a report to alumnae of the use of the copies that have been returned so they could be distributed to other libraries.
Address given at Convocation at Goucher College Summer Preclinical Nursing Program 1943 to new group of student nurses receiving part of their nursing education at Goucher. Includes stories of Forence Nightingale and Mary Breckinridge.
Brief announcements: JHHSON one of first three schools approved for Cadet Corps; increase in applicants for SON; additions to Hampton House; changes in curriculum due to war personnel shortages; lack of organdy for graduate caps; use of volunteers for housekeeping chores; course in Job Instruction Training.
[Article 42:4] Editorials Joseph Sweetman Ames; May Macdonald, 1903. — October 1943
Creator: Kennedy, Loula ; Ellicott, Nancy P. ; Butler, Frances K. M. ; Chisolm, Lucie V. ; Schorer, Margaret Shrive ; Bigley, Alice K. Suydam ; Cullen, Mary Bartlett Dixon
Tributes to recently deceased president emeritus of the JHU and to graduate of nursing class of 1903, the latter written by a group of her classmates.
[Article 42:4] From the Office of the Director of the School of Nursing. — October 1943
Preparation for graduation of current class; listing of new graduates to join American Red Cross Reserves or one of the services of the military; changes in the staffs of the School of Nursing and the Johns Hopkins Hospital.
Memories of two of the first class of student nurses and their activities after graduation.
[Article 42:4] Report of the Fifty-first Annual Meeting of the Alumnae Association. — October 1943
Minutes of the annual Homecoming meeting of the Nurses Alumnae Association in September 1942, including reports of all standing and special committees.
[Article 42:4] School Activities Address given by Miss Wolf at Graduation Exercises September 16, 1943. — October 1943
Creator: Wolf, Anna Dryden
Continuing efforts to increase the numbers of nursing students to relieve the wartime shortage includes the Cadet Nurse Corps, summer programs by JHHSON. Gives statistical figures for the School and covers staff and staff changes. Also mentions new Mary Adelaide Nutting Award of the NLNE.