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We came across this lineup of eight Battle Creek Sanitarium nurses in the nursing apparel of the time taken inside the Sanitarium in the 1890s.

Encyclopedia Britannica(.com) states, "The convergence of hospitals’ needs, physicians’ wishes, and women’s desire for meaningful work led to a new health care professional: the trained nurse...Hospitals established their own training schools for nurses."

Battle Creek Sanitarium was no different. The nurses would work at the San while training and gain invaluable and practical experience. Once trained, they were in high demand world wide.

And according to the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing's website, "In the 1890s, nurses organized two major professional associations: the American Society of Superintendents of Training Schools for Nurses, later renamed the National League of Nursing Education, and the Associated Alumnae of the United States, later renamed the American Nurses Association."
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Tomorrow, July 16, is the 104th anniversary of Ellen White's death. She died at home at 3:40 pm. We came across this post card of the gathering at her burial. ... See MoreSee Less

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Since summer is the time for camp meetings, we thought we would share this photo of the first Adventist camp meeting at the E. H. Root farm in Wright, Michigan in 1868. ... See MoreSee Less

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