20th Century Nurses

Charlotte Munck

Charlotte Munck

Websites: “Charlotte Munck 1909: Distinguished Alumni Award in Memoriam for Lifetime Achievement,” – Columbia University School of Nursing “Danish Ambassador to Honor Nursing Pioneer Charlotte Munck,” Columbia University Medical Center, April 23, 2014. Charlotte Munck – Wikipedia        

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Take Hagiwara

Take Hagiwara

Articles: Dock, Lavinia L. (October 1912).”Foreign Department,” The American Journal of Nursing. V.13 1912-13. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, pgs.197-200. Tomida, Hiroko and Gordon Daniels. “Medical Ambassadors: Japanese Red Cross Nurses in Britain, 1915-1916.”  SEIJO, 2009, pgs. 99-122. Books: Nutting, M. Adelaide, and Lavinia L. Dock. 1907. A History Of Nursing: The Evolution Of Nursing Systems From […]

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Anna Thurstan

Anna Thurstan

Books: Cook, Bernard A. 2006. Women and War: A Historical Encyclopedia from Antiquity To The Present. Santa Barbara, Calif: ABC-CLIO. Powell, Anne. 2001. Women in the War Zone: Hospital Service in the First World War. New York: History Press. Thurstan, Violetta. 1915. Field Hospital and Flying Column, Being the Journal of an English Nursing Sister in Belgium and […]

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Lenah Higbee

Lenah Higbee

Websites: Chief Nurse Lenah H. Sutcliffe Higbee, U.S. Navy, (1874-1941) – Naval Historical Center Kreisher, Otto. “Mabus Names Arleigh Burke Destroyer after Higbee, First Woman Awarded Navy Cross,” USNI News, June 14, 2016. Lenah H. Sutcliffe Higbee – Superintendent, Navy Nurse Corps, United States Navy Lenah H. Sutcliffe Higbee – Veteran Tributes: Honoring those Who […]

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Adah Belle Samuels Thoms

Adah Belle Samuels Thoms

Name: Adah Belle Samuels Thoms Original Name: Adah Belle Samuels Date: January 12, 1870 – February 21, 1943 Nationality: African-American Career: Nurse Note: She cofounded the National Association of Colored Graduate Nurses, 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 […]

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