Health Nursing History
From Florence Nightingale to M*A*S*H; any site that features the history of nursing.

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An 1895 Look At Nursing
Excerpt from "Ambulance Work and Nursing" provides an enlightening look at the nursing environment of the day.
About Nurses and Nursing
A collection of net links on nursing history and notable nurses, from
American Association for the History of Nursing
Fosters the importance of history in guiding the future of nursing. Membership and conference information, online gift shop, and nursing history calendar. Also provides photographs of the graves of historically significant nurses with short biographies.
Beyond Bed Pans
"The Life of a Late Nineteenth Century Young Nurse". A story by former nurse Mary Roberts Rinehart, of what awaited new nursing recruits in 1893.
The Eleanor Crowder Bjoring Center for Nursing Historical Inquiry
Established in 1991 at the University of Virginia for the preservation of the history of Nursing. Online photographs and a highlighted collection.
From the Decline/Dark Ages to Rebirth/Renaissance of Nursing
Describes nursing conditions and influences during the late Middle Ages and Renaissance.
History of Nursing Slides
Online slides, from the Concepts of Nursing Course given at Montgomery County Community College. The topic, "Duties of the Floor Nurse 1887", makes for interesting reading.
My Aunt, My Hero
The story of Helen Fairchild, RN, a nurse in Flanders during the Battle of Passchendaele 1917. Written by Mrs Fairchild Rote, her niece.
My Beloved Poilus
Letters from France from 1914 written by a Canadian nurse. Several pictures depicting scenes during the war are featured on the site.
Nurses Uniforms Past and Present
Provides a growing image gallery of Nurses Uniforms from the '30s to the present. An interesting resource for historians and costume designers. Includes useful links.
Nursing History Digitization Project
A collection of photographs and documents from nursing schools, pertaining to the history of nursing education in Nova Scotia, Canada.
Zwerdling Nursing Archives
Some very unique historic art and postcards of Nursing, medical, and healthcare.
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