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Instructional photos used to teach students the various histories of the nursing profession.
Four nursing students rom the class of 1928 pose for picture
The first nurse's name is not legible. The last three are Ruth Weil, Ann McGuire and Lee Aldera. They are in the graduating class of 1928.
Sisters Navy Nurses
Ensign sisters Rita and Josephine Houston, daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Houston, 321 University Avenue, have been ordered to report for active duty in the U.S. navy nurse corps on the west coast. The sisters both are graduates of Mercy…
1968 Membership in the American Hospital Association
This certificate recognizes the Mercy Hospital School of Nursing as an institutional member of the Iowa Hospital Association
Nun and Nurse
This is a photo of an unidentified nun and nurse at an unknown event.
Mercy Hospital Nursing School Graduation Certificate - 1916
This is a diploma for Miss Mary Dolph who graduated from the Mercy Hospital nursing school in 1916
1902 Student nurse in early uniform
This is a photo of nursing student Muriel Bryant who graduated from the Mercy Hospital School of Nursing in 1902
Nurse looking at cross
A nurse in uniform looks at a cross bathed in light. Two side pictures show an operating team and a nurse caring for a person in bed. .
Scrapbook 1920s - 1940s
This scrapbook contains articles and photographs about nursing students as well as Catholic Church leaders visiting in Iowa
1901 - 1998 Nursing school class photos by year
These are the class photos of the Mercy Hospital nursing school students spanning almost a century.