Providence Hospital Washington DC

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The nursing staff of Providence Hospital in Washington DC around 1895.

I don't have any more information on this photo but I just love the nurses' uniforms and caps. They actually look like maids, which nurses may often feel they are - although having worked in hospitals myself and knowing many nurses, they are actually often more knowledgeable than the doctors.

Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress
at Providence Hospital, Washington DC, District of Columbia USA

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