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Nurses ready to be capped :: Albert Einstein Medical Center 1961

Nurses ready to be capped :: Albert Einstein Medical Center 1961

KOLAHUN: The Nurse's Cap

Nursing caps first made their appearance in as part of an effort to professionalize medicine. All across America and Europe, formal nursing educational and professional uniforms were being used as a way to enhance the professional status of nurses.

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A selection of caps in the New England Deaconess Hospital School of Nursing records.

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This is what nurses used to look like. Each nursing school had their own style of cap...you could tell at a glance where they graduated.

madness: tales of an emergency room nurse: I'll meet you in the med room.bwhaha, so true!

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nurses/ reminds me of an old picture of grandma and her sisters.in the beautiful blouses she had sewn.a seamstress was her career

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