King County Nurses Association photograph collection, 1954-1959  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Collector
King County Nurses Association (King County, Wash.)
Title
King County Nurses Association photograph collection
Dates
1954-1959 (inclusive)
Quantity
13 photographic prints (1 folder) ; 8 x 10 inches
Collection Number
PH0091
Summary
Photographs documenting King County Nurses Association events, including the annual convention, annual meeting, and 50th anniversary dinner
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

The collection is open to the public.

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Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

The King County Nurses Association is the professional nursing association of King County, Washington. The organization was established in 1903 as the King County Graduate Nurses Association. It is linked closely on the state and national levels with the Washington State Nurses Association and the American Nurses Association. Its membership currently comprises about 2,000 registered nurses.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection contains photographs documenting the King County Nurses Association 50th Anniversary Dinner of 1954, the Washington State Nurses Association 50th Annual Convention of 1955, and the King County Nurses Association Annual Meeting of 1959. Also pictured is a demonstration by Mrs. Betty Harrop, a Red Cross first aid instructor.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

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Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

King County Nurses Association 50th Anniversary Dinner, January 4, 1954Return to Top

Frank Jacobs Photographers, Seattle  ( photographer)
Container(s) Description Dates
Folder item
1 1-2
Woman speaking to association members at the anniversary dinner
January 4, 1954
1 3-4
 Evelyn Grant
Grant was president of the association in 1930.
January 4, 1954
1 5
 Grace Christensen
Christensen was president of the association during 1951-1952.
January 4, 1954
1 6
Lillian B. Patterson and Marguerite Cobb
January 4, 1954
1 7
Harriett H. Smith
January 4, 1954

Washington State Nurses Association 50th Annual Convention, Hotel Chinook, Yakima, Washington, April 20-22, 1955Return to Top

Custom Photographic Service, Yakima, Washington  ( photographer)
Container(s) Description Dates
Folder item
1 8-9 April 20-22, 1955

King County Nurses Association Annual Meeting at Fort Lawton Officer's Club, October 5, 1959Return to Top

Harry Jourdan, SP 4, Signal Photo Lab, U.S. Army Garrison, Fort Lawton, Washington  ( photographer)
Container(s) Description Dates
Folder item
1 10 October 5, 1959
1 11
Women seated at table
Caption: "...Left to right: Miss Margaret Nelson, General Duty; Mrs. Mary Bowden; Miss Nancy Love, Private Duty; Miss Dolores Little; Miss Dorothy Glynn, Director Nursing Service; Miss Marie Sandrig, Head Nurse; Mrs. Betty Ferry, General Duty."
October 5, 1959

Mrs Betty Harrop, Red Cross First Aid Instructor, Demonstrating First Aid Techniques, March 18, 1959Return to Top

Forde Photographers, Seattle  ( photographer)
Container(s) Description Dates
Folder item
1 12
 Mrs. Betty Harrop demonstrating the use of newspapers as an improvised splint for a fractured forearm
Mrs. Harrop is practicing on Captain Virginia Brown, Army Nursing Service, and being assisted by Renee Johnson, student nurse at St. Cabrini Hospital.
March 18, 1959
1 13
 Mrs. Betty Harrop practicing the use of a cardboard carton as a splint for a neck injury in an automobile accident
Caption: "Patient in demonstration is Mrs. Mildred Lervold, RN, representing private duty nurses on county combined disaster committees."
March 18, 1959

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Congresses and conventions--Washington (State)--King County--Photographs
  • First aid in illness and injury--Photographs
  • Nurses--Washington (State)--King County--Photographs
  • Personal Names :
  • Betty Harrop--Photographs
  • Corporate Names :
  • King County Nurses Association (King County, Wash.)--Photographs
  • Washington State Nurses Association--Photographs
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Photographic prints

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Visual Materials Collections (University of Washington)