Scottish ceremony

Scottish ceremony
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Title: Scottish ceremony

Caption: "Scottish ceremony--Student nurses at Caledonian Hospital, Parkside near Woodruff Aves., light candles in capping ceremony of Scottish origin. Caledonian is only voluntary hospital in U. S. organized by Scottish-Americans, Wearing Royal Tarton plaid uniforms are, left to right, Gertrude Erlich, Muriel Nebring, Linda Agagnina, Alice Walfer, Mary Ann Zagrella, and Mary Wanta. Candles symbolize seven arms of nursing profession: intelligence, knowledge, enthusiasm, compasasion, loyalty, morality, and service."

Date: 1950
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
More Details: Grease pencil cropping marks; retouched.
Stamped on verso: date: Aug. 6, 1950; Photographed by Publicity Photograpners.
Title from caption on verso.
Collection: Hospitals
Subject: Candles
Commencement ceremonies
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 0173