The Nightingale tradition

The Nightingale tradition
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Title: The Nightingale tradition

Caption: "The Nightingale tradition--Among the 20 young women who were capped yesterday, after having successfully completed their preclinical course in the Wyckoff Heights Hospital School of Practical Nursing were six from Brooklyn. The capping was done by Kathrine Dooley, director of nursing at the school. She is shown capping Rita Kelly of 1388 E. 55th St., while looking on are, left to right, Stella Fewer of 509 6th St., Rose Troiano of 312 Kapa St., Katherine Funsch of 9802 Farragut Road, Dorothy Finn or 405 Lincoln Road, and Ida Levine of 1320 E. 98th St. ..."

Date: 1950
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Brooklyn eagle.
More Details: Grease pencil cropping marks.
On caption: date stamped: Jan. 30, 1950; on caption: "Eagle staff photo."
Title from caption on verso.
Collection: Hospitals
Subject: Nurses
Nursing schools
Practical nurses
Institution: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.
Medium: Gelatin silver prints.
Photographic prints.
Rights: Copyright restrictions apply to the use of this image. For more information or to obtain a photographic reproduction of this image, contact the Brooklyn Collection at Brooklyn Public Library
ID: HOSP 0750