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Alexandra, queen consort of Edward VII of Great Britain, was the
daughter of Christian IX of Denmark. She was married to the then-Prince
of Wales in 1863, while mother-in-law Queen Victoria was still in
mourning. She's known for founding Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing
Nursing Hall of Fame Inductees
A list of more than 50 nurses whose contributions merit this award, with
links to biographies.
- Civil War Times article on Sally Tompkins who was commissioned
a captain of cavalry in the Confederacy for her hospital work in
Florence Guinness Blake - Inducted into the ANA Hall of Fame in
1996. A distinguished pediatric nurse who strove to advance education in
- Jane Delano: Innovator in Nursing - A pioneer in the
American Red Cross Nursing Service.
- Sophie Mannerheim - A famous nurse known as pioneer of
modern nursing in Finland. A Finnish stamp was dedicated to her.
Pember and the Whiskey War
- A story of a Confederate nurse and her struggle to maintain authority
-- over distribution of medicinal whiskey.
The County Health Nurse - Interview with Miss Mattie Ingram 1939, American Life Histories: Manuscripts
from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1940
Thursday May 20, 2010