19th Century Nurses

Jane Minor

Jane Minor

Name: Jane Minor Slave Name: Gensey Snow Date: about 1792-1858 Career: Healer and Nurse Note: She had the skill of healing, and with this she had earned her own freedom. [Read More] Articles: Adams, Stacy Hawkins.  “Jane Minor,” Richmond Times Dispatch, February 23, 1999. Books: Davis, Veronica A. 2005. Inspiring African American Women of Virginia. New […]

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Kate Marsden

Kate Marsden

Books: Marsden, Kate. 1892. On Sledge And Horseback to the Outcast Siberian Lepers. New York: Cassell Pub. Co. Websites: The churchman. 1845. Hartford: Churchman Co. McLoone, Margo. 1997. Women Explorers in Polar Regions: Louise Arner Boyd, Agnes Deans Cameron, Kate Marsden, Ida Pfeiffer, Helen Thayer. Mankato, Minn: Capstone Press. Kate Marsden – Wikipedia        

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Georgina Pope

Georgina Pope

Articles: Braham, Michael. “Georgina Pope First Nursing Matron of the Canadian Army Medical Corps,” The Friends of the Canadian War Museum, Fact Sheet #39, pgs. 1-3. Pope, Georgina. “A Peep at Ladysmith During the Siege,” ’The Trained Nurse and Hospital Review, New York, April 1905, Vol. XXXIV, No.4, pgs. 223-225. Books: Forster, Merna. 2004. 100 Canadian […]

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Mary Eliza Mahoney

Mary Eliza Mahoney

Books: Darraj, Susan Muaddi. 2004. Mary Eliza Mahoney and the Legacy of African-American Nurses. New York: Infobase Pub.  Davis, Althea. 1999. Early Black American Leaders in Nursing: Architects for Integration and Equality. Boston: Jones and Bartlett. Kaufman, Polly Welts. 2006. Boston Women’s Heritage Trail: Seven Self-Guided Walking Tours Through Four Centuries of Boston Women’s History. Boston, Mass: Boston […]

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Edith Cavell

Edith Cavell

Books: Butcher, Catherine. 2015. Edith Cavell: Faith before the Firing Squad. Oxford, UK; Grand Rapids, USA: Monarch Books. Carey, Philip.2016. London Photo Routes – Central Westminster: Charing Cross to the Houses of Parliament Photo Route. Chandler, Michael. 2016. Historical Women of Norfolk. [Place of publication not identified]: Amberley Publishing. Cook, Bernard A. 2006. Women and War: A Historical Encyclopedia from […]

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