Mercy Hospital student nurses, Portland, ca. 1960

Contributed by Northern Light Mercy Hospital


The Training School for Nurses of the Queen's Hospital (later Mercy) opened on January 6, 1920, in response to the increasing demand for qualified nurses. Students resided on the hospital grounds and actively participated in student committees and groups. From 1920 to 1987, the Mercy Hospital School of Nursing provided a comprehensive nursing education, training over 2000 nurses to serve the greater Portland area. The school played a significant role in the institution's commitment to the community.

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  • Title: Mercy Hospital student nurses, Portland, ca. 1960
  • Creation Date: circa 1960
  • Subject Date: circa 1960
  • Location: Portland , Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: photographic print
  • Collection: Mercy Hospital Historic Archive
  • Object Type: Image

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Northern Light Mercy Hospital
175 Fore River Parkway, Portland, ME 04102
(207) 879-3000

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