We Remember Carol Ann (Killian) Desroches

My mother, Carol Ann (Killian) Desroches, RN graduated from St. Luke’s Hospital School of Nursing in New Bedford, Massachusetts in 1969 (school was in operation from 1884 to 1975).

Audrey Boschen Seay R.N.

The Museum of Nursing History recently received a cape and cap from Stuart Circle Hospital School of Nursing. The cape and cap belonged to Audrey Boschen Seay R.N.

Miss Alice Fisher and the Blockley Nurse

In 1884, the Board of the Poor [Board of Guardians] in Philadelphia was seeking a suitable person to start a Training School for Nurses in the former Philadelphia Almshouse and Hospital  known as Old Blockley. Miss Florence Nightingale was consulted for advice and recommended a former student, Miss Alice Fisher.  At the time, Miss Fisher was […]