What it was like to enter the SON at the end of winter 1902; some classmates from the Class of 1905; memories of some work, some physicians, classes, sequence of learning. Written with more than a bit of humor and the "human touch."
[Article 51:1] District Nursing Excerpts from letter written by Amy P. Miller, Class of 1900. — December 1951
Creator: Miller, Amy P.
Two days of home visits initiating a new visiting nurse, citing specific reasons for visits and "adventures" during the visits. Patient diagnoses included several cases of typhoid fever, fractured limb, extensive burns, baby with infection.
Story of the founding and progress of the JHN Alumnae Magazine. Includes full page photo of Ruth B. Sherman in graduating uniform in 1901. Also includes listing of SON directors, JHNAA presidents and editors of the Alumnae Magazine through 1951.
Work of Ada M. Carr as first editor of JHN Alumnae Magazine. Most of brief article is a reprint from issue of November 1930 Issue #4 written by M. A. Nutting.
[Article 51:1] Some Thoughts about Public Health Nursing -- 1951. — December 1951
Creator: Sollman, Elfriede M.
Public Health Nursing today (1951) citing that patient needs in their homes are basically the same as fifty (50) years ago, indicating that advances in knowledge and procedures have increased the work and responsibility of the nurse and the enlarged "team" caring for the patient.
Creator: Bauman, Barbara ; Williams, Joan L. ; Cole, Jane L. Williams
Welcome to new students with account of the activities to welcome them. New constitution of district of student nurses organization completed and approved.
[Article 51:1] System of Libraries Carrying the Alumnae Magazine. — December 1951
Creator: Sherman, Ruth Brewster
Development of collections of the JHN Alumnae Magazine from 1901 to present time (1951) with work done by author to develop the extensive system of libraries carrying the magazine. Includes listing of all such libraries.
Appeal to alumnae for items for use in future bi-annual Gate House Rummage Sales.
[Article 51:1] The Johns Hopkins Nurses' Club -- What It Meant. — December 1951
Creator: Sherman, Ruth Brewster
Article reprinted from the Baltimore Evening Sun, November 23, 1940 on the closing of the JHN Club and Registry in September 1940. Tells story of founding of the club in 1895 by a grateful benefactor as a home for graduate nurses, other supporters to closing due to changing neighborhood conditions. Served as both home and headquarters for Alumnae Association.
[Article 51:1] The Significance of Nursing in the World Today. — December 1951
Creator: Schwentker, Francis F.
Address delivered at Convocation for graduation of Fall section Class of 1951 JHHSON. Traces the history of the development of nursing as a home responsibility of mothers/grandmothers from biblical days to the profession of today.
Numerous notes of happenings at JHH: Halsted Centennial Celebration, new building being erected, fund raising campaign for Johns Hopkins Fund, student nurse activities from athletics to formation of state student nurse association.
Importance of the personal attitudes of a patient with tuberculosis, all aspects of how they develop and the individual treatment and care for several types. This is a very complete discussion from a psychiatric view of each part of the individual's reactions. Article reprinted from the Transactions of the Forty-sixth Annual Meeting of the National Tuberculosis Association, 1950.
[Article 51:2] In Memoriam Emma Osborne Cleaver-Parrott; Minnie Allen Gove. — April 1952
Very brief announcement of readiness for presentation of portrait of Anna D. Wolf.
[Article 51:2] Notes from Office of Director of the School of Nursing and Nursing Service. — April 1952
Creator: Wolf, Anna Dryden
Recruitment activities of SON, number of graduates receiving BSN degrees, feature in Life Magazine of nursing at JHH on a snowy night in Baltimore, effects of recent bus strike in Baltimore, nursing shortage, improvement by hospital of personnel practices, plans for refresher course.
[Article 51:2] Report of the Board of Directors November 1950 through February 1952. — April 1952
Creator: Mason, Jennie Joan Sulli ; Wolf, Anna Dryden
First of quarterly reports of JHNAA Board of Directors with reports of the president of JHNAA and of all standing and special committees. Lengthy reports of Code of Ethics revision (with presentation of 1896 Code)and of the History of the School Book Committee.
Introduction to and discussion of an unusual creed for nurses: (1) cultivate a hobby, (2) develop a sense of humor, (3) live up to the highest ideals of your profession. (Graduation speech JHHSON May 26, 1952 by Andrew Truxal, President of Hood College, Frederick, MD.)
Speech preparared for annual Homecoming Alumnae Banquet. Due to illness of Dr. Richards, speech was not delivered. Gives anecdotal coverage of historical nursing -- from the nurse of Lady MacBeth through her own recollections of her involvement in teaching students of JHHSON, lengthy memories of Miss Lawler in Phipps Psychiatric Clinic. Also discusses changes in nursing education during her years at JHH, the current nursing shortage.
Tribute to Ruth Dale '42 on her resignation as instructor in JHHSON to move to new position in the Phillipines. Includes very brief account of her academic and professional history.
[Article 51:3] School Activities Graduation Exercises May 26, 1952. — July 1952
Creator: Wolf, Anna Dryden
Requirements for graduation and accreditation; the shortage of nurses and some suggestions for remedial actions; community resources for public health nursing and changes for the students; discussion of refresher course for nurses begun at JHH; recognition of the 60th anniversary of founding of JHHNA and the 50th anniversary of the Alumnae Magazine.
Various items of interest related to the JHH; awards to long-term employees, death of the Hopkins' doctors' barber, survey about premature infants, the new building for the Eastern Health District near Hopkins.
First nurse sent by U.S.A. government to Jordan to assist in their public health nursing services. Accompanying this article is a small portrait of Miss Jones in the Frontispiece. (Federal Security Agency News Release 8/21/52)