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Identifier: SC PHOTO-0032
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1884-1889; Majority of material found within 1885-1886
Found in: Lehigh University Special Collections