1858 - Florence Nightingale is one of nursing’s most important figures. She gained worldwide attention for her work as a nurse during the Crimean War. dubbed “The Lady with the Lamp” after her habit of making rounds at night to tend to injured soldiers
WWI Nurse Wearing a wristwatch, probably similar to the one I pinned beside this picture. After WWI it was frowned upon by Matron's for nurses to wear a watch on the wrist, hence nurses pendant watches were worn
Historic Nursing Uniforms: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
When Corregidor and Bataan fell in there were 11 US Navy nurses and 66 Army nurses who were captured along with the American and Filipino forces, and imprisoned in and around the city of Manila. These 77 women became known as the Angels of.