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Photographs of St. Luke’s Hospital Nursing School Photographs, 1884-1886

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Identifier: SC PHOTO-0032
Overview Four sepia photographs of the first class of student nurses in St. Luke’s Hospital Training School for Nurses, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Dr. William Estes, director of the hospital, appointed Miss M. J. Merritt from Bellevue Hospital in New York City as the first principal of St. Luke’s Hospital Training School for Nurses. This school for nurses was the fourth school established in the United States. Bellevue was the first such school. In the 1870s St. Luke’s Hospital was the only hospital...

William L. Estes, Jr. Papers, 1895-1971

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0014
Overview Personal papers of William L. Estes, Jr., M.D. Includes diary of his experiences as Army surgeon in World War I, and papers relating to his subsequent medical career in Bethlehem, Pa., and his civic activities in that city.