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Pioneer Women Nurses

  • Alexandra of Denmark - Queen 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 Corps.

  • American Nursing Hall of Fame Inductees - A list of more than 50 nurses whose contributions merit this award, with links to biographies.

  • Captain Sally - Civil War Times article on Sally Tompkins who was commissioned a captain of cavalry in the Confederacy for her hospital work in Virginia.

  • Florence Guinness Blake - Inducted into the ANA Hall of Fame in 1996. A distinguished pediatric nurse who strove to advance education in pediatric nursing.
  • Profile - Jane Delano: Innovator in Nursing - A pioneer in the American Red Cross Nursing Service.
  • Profile - Sophie Mannerheim - A famous nurse known as pioneer of modern nursing in Finland. A Finnish stamp was dedicated to her.
  • Nurse 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

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