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St. John's College Department of Nursing History

   
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  1. Beverly Ann Dees 1955
    Beverly Ann Dees models student uniform and cape

  2. Capping class of 1948 with Mary Catherine Banks
    Mary Catherine Banks, class of 1950, is first African-American graduate. She is pictured here with classmates at capping ceremony.

  3. Christmas caroling to a patient
    St. John's School of Nursing Christmas caroling to a patient 1961

  4. Class of 1919, St. John's Hospital & Training School
    Nursing students of the class of 1919, St. John's Hospital & Training School

  5. Demolition of St. John's School of Nurses' Home
    Old Nurse's Home is demolished in 1990 and St. John's College moves to 421 N. 9th St.

  6. Father Louis Hinssen
    Father Louis Hinssen appointed Director of St. John's Hospital and the Sisters in 1886. Established one-year nurse training program for Hospital Sisters, October 4, 1886.

  7. First home for lay nursing students of St. John's Hospital & Training School
    Called St. Elizabeth's Home, was located on the corner of 7th and Reynolds Streets in Springfield, Illinois. Building later called the Rita Club.

  8. First lay women admitted to St. John's Hospital & Training School
    L to R: Marie Beavous, Marian Campbell, Elizabeth Scheffler. Latter is the first lay student, a widow also known as Clara, from Sheboygan, Wisconsin

  9. Handbuch der Kranken-Pflege (Handbook of Care in Hospital and Private Home)
    Father Louis Hinssen and the Sisters write their own nursing textbook, in German, published 1893

  10. Inside the newly built Nurses' Home 1928
    Students move into new 9-story Nurses' Home at 9th and Mason Streets, December 8, 1928. Called St. Elizabeth's Home for several years.

  11. Library, St. John's School of Nursing, mid-1940s
    Nursing students study in the Library, 1940s

  12. Sister Agnes McDougall, Director of St. John's School of Nursing
    Sister Agnes McDougall is Director of St. John's School of Nursing 1969-1984

  13. Sister Francis Cooke, Director/Dean of St. John's School of Nursing, 1949-1969
    Sister Francis Cooke in 1969, near the end of her tenure as Director/Dean of the School

  14. Sister Magdalene Wiedlocher
    Director of St. John's Training School, 1912-1933

  15. St. John's College of Nursing and walkway
    St. John's School of Nursing moved to 421 N. 9th St. Building dedicated as nursing school September 28, 1989

  16. St. John's Hospital and St. John's School of Nursing 1950s
    Aerial photo of St. John's Hospital and its School of Nursing, 1950s

  17. St. John's Hospital School of Nursing students in Biology Lab
    Nursing students at work in the Biology Laboratory, 1928

  18. St. John's Hospital Training School Choral Society, 1948
    First choral director, Mrs. Helen Saris Mahoney, hired in 1928. Student activities include songfests, cantatas, singing for graduation and capping ceremonies, Christmas caroling in the Hospital

  19. St. John's School of Nursing 1958
    Nursing Arts Class 1958

  20. St. John's School of Nursing band
    St. John's School of Nursing band in 1954.

  21. St. John's School of Nursing Band 1960
    Students in St. John's School of Nursing Band

  22. St. John's School of Nursing Capping & Pinning ceremony
    Capping & pinning ceremony, St. Peter & Paul's Church

  23. St. John's School of Nursing Class of 1973
    Class of 1973 led by Sister Agnes McDougall

  24. St. John's School of Nursing Education, Springfield, Illinois 1953
    St. John's School of Nursing building, March 1953

  25. St. John's School of Nursing Library 1958
    Students from the class of 1959 on the Library, L to R: J. Johnson, D. Ingrando, J. Hill, B. Whalen

  26. St. John's School of Nursing May Crowning and Living Rosary 1960
    Annual May Crowning is held May 31 in Convent garden. Students form Living Rosary. Elaine Spudich (class 1960), in white bridal gown, is crowned Queen.

  27. St. John's School of Nursing students in Chemistry Lab
    Nursing students at work in the Chemistry Laboratory, possibly 1930s

  28. St. John's School of Nursing students in Dietetic Lab
    Nursing students at work in the Dietetic Laboratory, 1932

  29. St. John's School of Nursing students in lounge with television
    St. John's School of Nursing purchased a Philco television in 1953 for $821.

  30. St. John's School of Nursing, Class of 1936
    Nursing students class of 1936

  31. St. John's School of Nursing, Control Desk 1940
    At the reception and security desk, called ""Control,"" Margaret Cameron (seated) and Jean Brian, 1940.

  32. St. John's School of Nursing, Library 1937
    Library on first floor of the Nurses' Home in 1937.

  33. St. John's School of Nursing, morning report 1940s
    Nursing students at morning report, 1940s

  34. Student body, St. John's Hospital & Training School 1919
    All the nursing students line up for a photograph in 1919.

  35. Students at their mail boxes in the Nurses' Home
    St. John's School of Nursing acquired 160 mailboxes for students and faculty in 1955. L to R: Rhonda Crowe Dave (class 1974) and Donna Moore Hartman (class 1973)

  36. Students enjoy music in the Nurses' Home Lounge
    Students in the Nurses' Home lounge, 1950. The students are wearing "probie" caps.

  37. Students lounge in the Solarium, 1940s
    Students lounged in the Solarium, located on the top (ninth) floor of the Nurses' Home, 1940s

  38. Students of St. John's Hospital & Training School 1916
    St. John's Hospital & Training School nursing students display willingness to volunteer in the war effort, 1916. Banners read L: St. John's H.T.S. Nurses R: Our future Red Cross Nurses

  39. Students sewing their own uniforms
    First lay uniform is light blue and white striped gingham with detachable white collar and high white cuffs. Apron is starched white cotton in two pieces.

  40. The Nursing Sister: A Manual for Candidates and Novices of Hospital Communities
    Father Louis Hinssen, Mother Paula Speckhart and Sister Theresa Dietrich write English language textbook, the first English book of nursing published in the U.S. by a religious, 1899. http://www.archive.org/stream/nursingsisterman1899stjo

  41. Typical student room at the Nurses' Home, Elaine Brisco
    Elaine Brisco, Class of 1947, at home in her room at St. John's School of Nursing Education

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