Student nurses, Portland, ca. 1895

Contributed by Maine Medical Center Archives


This image shows some members of the class of 1896 of the Maine General Hospital Training School for Nurses. There were fourteen young women who graduated that year. Each student was eligible to graduate upon completion of the program requirements.

Only one of the students, Lenora Turner, class of 1896 (back, far left) is identified.

The MGH School of Nursing later became the Maine Medical Center School of Nursing, with the final class graduating in 1967.

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About This Item

  • Title: Student nurses, Portland, ca. 1895
  • Creation Date: circa 1895
  • Subject Date: circa 1895
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 13.5 cm x 8.5 cm
  • Local Code: P03.02.01
  • Collection: MGH/MMC School of Nursing Class Groups
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Medical Center Archives
22 Bramhall Street, Portland, ME 04102
(207) 662-4081

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