American Association for the History of Nursing,
and the College of Nursing, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
September 29 - October 1, 1995
Little Rock, Arkansas

Paper Presentations

"I think you should get a job as a nurse." Kathleen S. Hanson, University of Illinois at Chicago.

The contribution of Southern men to nursing practice in the nineteenth century. Linda E. Sabin, Northeast Louisiana University.

Dock and Stewart's A Short History of Nursing and a feminist nursing ethic. Jacqueline S. Wilkie, Luther College.

"My gawd, Alice, is there no cure for Titusitis?" Janet Geister and American nursing leadership 1946-1956. Judith M. Stanley, California State University, Hayward.

"When women attack another woman..." The resignation of Janet Geister as Executive Director of the American Nurses Association. Virginia M. Deforge, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Sciences.

From deference to affirmation: The emergence of the nursing labor movement, 1945-1968. Richard A. Ridge, University of Virginia.

Fighting with the voluntary spirit: The World War II nurse draft and gender issues. Susanne Teepe Gaskins, Orange Coast College.

"The wounded cannot wait": Conscripting nurses. Roberta Tierney, Indiana University-Purdue University.

Reading a nurse's autobiography: Sister Elizabeth Kenny's And They Shall Walk (1943). Naomi Rogers, Yale University.

Seeking haven: Nurse Refugees and the International Council of Nurses. Barbara L. Brush, University of Pennsylvania.

Above reproach: The ethic of nurses-in-training (1873-1922). Charles A. Walker, Tarleton State University.

An experiment in leadership: The rise of student government of Philadelphia General Hospital Training School: 1920-1930. Karen J. Egenes, Loyola University.

Testimony to professionalism: Hospital nursing in Chicago, 1927-1937. Brigid Lusk, Loyola University.

To spread the "gospel of good obstetrics": The nursing of obstetrics patents, 1890-1940. Sylvia Rinker, Lynchburg College.

Visits of Women to women: The home visit as an instrument of social reform. Wendy Kent Burgess, Northern Illinois University.

Blindness, "scourge of the mountain folk": The eradication of Trachoma 1911-1930. Barbara Brodie, University of Virginia.

The Lethbridge Nursing Mission, 1909-1955. Sharon L. Richardson, University of Alberta.

"A noble, interesting and remunerative branch of nursing": Sara E. Parsons and mental nursing. Mary Ellen Doona, Boston College.

Innovating care in Dutch mental health institutions: The role of trained nurses, 1890-1921. Geertje Boschma, University of Pennsylvania.

Nursing's forgotten forbear: The certified Tuberculosis nurse. Ronald Berube, University of Virginia.

Influence, power, and reform: Selections from Nightingale's India letters. Pamela Fordham, University of Alabama at Birmingham and Quincealea A. Brunk , Pennsylvania State University.

"A tender, skillful, womanly ministry": The work of missionary nurses in Colonial India in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Rosemary Fitzgerald, South Bank University, London.

Weaving a tapestry of gray: The Sisters of Charity of St. Hyacinthe, Quebec, thread into the fabric of life in Lewiston, Maine 1878-1915. Phyllis Foster Healy, University of Southern Maine.

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