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Nurses Graduating Class Hamilton General Hospital - June 5, 1946 [graduation photograph]

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Dates
1946
circa 1946
Category
Archival Items
Nursing
Classification
Archival, Images
Archival, Photograph
Nursing
Accession Number
010051003
Description
Wood framed rectangular monochromatic panoramic graduation photograph of Hamilton General Hospital Nurses Training School Class of 1946; photograph depicts 93 graduating nursing students in white uniforms arranged in three rows and holding large bouquets of roses; three older nurses in white unifor…
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Accession Number
010051003
Category
Archival Items
Nursing
Classification
Archival, Images
Archival, Photograph
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Archival
Schools, Nursing
Schools, Nursing -- pictorial works
Nurses
Nurses -- portraits
Description
Wood framed rectangular monochromatic panoramic graduation photograph of Hamilton General Hospital Nurses Training School Class of 1946; photograph depicts 93 graduating nursing students in white uniforms arranged in three rows and holding large bouquets of roses; three older nurses in white uniforms and two men in black suits seated in centre of first row; nurses are standing on grass lawn beside a large building; photograph information and studio written across bottom of photograph in white ink; clear glass glaze at front and moulded wooden frame painted black; thin brown paper attached and covered with clear packing tape covers thick brown cardboard backing secured with grey metal brad nails; grey metal mounting wire stretched horizontally across back and attached with grey metal eye screws.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donor is son of original owner: Verna Mae Sproule (1 May 1922 – 2003), Hamilton General Hospital Training School Class 1946. Miss Sproule worked at Kingston General Hospital as scrub nurse for Dr. Bingham.
Maker
Cunningham Studio
Site Made (City)
Hamilton
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1946
circa 1946
Date Remarks
Year of graduating class; date appears on front of photograph
Material
paper: white, black, brown, tan
ink: white
glass: clear
wood: brown
paint: black
plastic: clear
metal: grey
Inscriptions
On front in white ink: NURSES GRADUATING CLASS - JUNE 5, 1946 // HAMILTON GENERAL HOSPITAL // Cunningham // Studio”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-1-1
Length
77.9 cm
Width
19.2 cm
Depth
1.3 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor scratching and chipping of paint all over frame; minor separation of frame pieces at bottom proper right corner; backing paper covered in clear adhesive packing tape, possibly a previous repair to reattach backing paper; minor separation of adhesive packing tape on short ends of frame back; minor adhesive residue on proper left side of glass glaze.
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Documents
Website
Reference Comments
Donor file
“Hamilton General Hospital.” History of Health Care in Hamilton, McMaster University, 2020.
Research Facts
This is a graduation photograph of the Hamilton General Hospital Training School Class of 1946. Verna Mae Sproule (1 May 1922 – 2003), the mother of the artifact donor, was a member of the graduating class; Sproule also briefly worked at Kingston General Hospital as a scrub nurse for Dr. Bingham.
The Hamilton General Hospital training school for nurses was an apprenticeship style program that began in 1890; the program was initially two years, but was expanded to a three-year program led by the head nurse and physicians; it involved formal instruction and on the job training; the Hamilton General Hospital School of Nursing discontinued in 1973 when Mohawk College took over the program.
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Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1938 [graduation photograph]

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Dates
1938
circa 1938
Category
Archival Items
Nursing
Classification
Archival, Images
Archival, Photograph
Nursing
Accession Number
019015001
Description
Wood framed rectangular monochromatic panoramic graduation photograph of Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1938; photograph depicts 38 graduating nursing students in white uniforms holding large bouquets of roses; nurses are standing in front of original c1904 nurses residence bu…
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Accession Number
019015001
Category
Archival Items
Nursing
Classification
Archival, Images
Archival, Photograph
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Archival
Schools, Nursing
Schools, Nursing -- pictorial works
Nurses
Nurses -- portraits
Description
Wood framed rectangular monochromatic panoramic graduation photograph of Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1938; photograph depicts 38 graduating nursing students in white uniforms holding large bouquets of roses; nurses are standing in front of original c1904 nurses residence building with Lake Ontario and Kingston General Hospital Steam Plant in background; clear glass glaze at front and moulded wooden frame painted black; thin brown paper covers thick brown cardboard backing secured with grey metal brad nails; framing company information label attached to back; grey metal mounting wires attached to back in grid with grey metal eye screws.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Hazel McConnell (nee Landon) who was a member of the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1938.
Maker
Gartlands Art and Gift Shop
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1938
circa 1938
Date Remarks
Year of graduating class
Material
paper: black, cream, brown
wood: brown
paint: black
glass: clear
metal: grey
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on label on back: “I CAME FROM // GARTLANDS // Art and Gift Shop // 338 PRINCESS ST. KINGSTON, ONT.”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-1-1
Length
81.0 cm
Width
22.3 cm
Depth
1.9 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor chipping and abrasion of paint along edges for frame; minor spots of water damage in centre of backing paper; major tears all over backing paper; major area of loss on proper right side of backing paper
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Documents
Website
Reference Comments
Donor File
“KGH School of Nursing.” Kingston General Hospital, 2019.
Research Facts
Belonged to and features Hazel McConnell (nee Landon) who was a member of the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1938.
The Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing was one of the first apprenticeship-based nursing training programs in Canada; began in 1886 in response to the increased focus on patient care in hospitals and the medical field; the program was meant to produce an educated and dedicated work force of nurses while also providing an affordable labour force for the hospital through on the job student training; the Ann Baillie Building, current home of the Museum of Health Care at Kingston, originally served as a residence for the student nurses at KGH.
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The Mountain Sanitorium 1946 [brochure]

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Dates
1946
1947
circa 1946-1947
Collection
Mona Winterburn Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Items
Treatment
Accession Number
009009003
Description
Brochure printed in black and red ink on cream coloured paper stapled together; there are fifteen pages of content not including the title/front page and back page; the title is positioned at the top of the front page; below the title is a red symbol in a shape resembling a cross, but with two hori…
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Accession Number
009009003
Collection
Mona Winterburn Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Items
Treatment
MeSH Heading
Tuberculosis
Medicine
Description
Brochure printed in black and red ink on cream coloured paper stapled together; there are fifteen pages of content not including the title/front page and back page; the title is positioned at the top of the front page; below the title is a red symbol in a shape resembling a cross, but with two horizontal lines intersecting with one vertical line; below the symbol is an image of a forest with the trees and ground covered in snow; below the image states the purpose of the Mountain Sanatorium, when it was established, and by whom; the first page inside the brochure is a table of contents, which indicates the page numbers for chapters relating to the Mountain Sanatorium, particularly the Sanatorium during the year of 1946; on the back of the brochure there is information on how to become a member of the Hamilton Health Association including cost and a membership application.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Brochure was originally owned by Mona Winterburn's aunt, Mary Benedict.
Maker
Hamilton Health Association
Site Made (City)
Hamilton
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1946
1947
circa 1946-1947
Date Remarks
Printed on item
Material
paper: cream, white
ink: black, grey, red
Inscriptions
On cover: "The // Mountain Sanatorium // 1946 // WINTER SCENE, MOUNTAIN SANATORIUM // Dedicated to the Eradication // of Tuberculoisis // ESTABLISHED 1906 // BY THE // HAMILTON HEALTH ASSOCIATION // HAMILTON CANADA"; inside: " Contents"; "Officers and Directors"; "Birth and Progess (timeline)"; "Your Sanatorium"; "Nationalities of Patients Admitted During 1946"; "World War II Services Personnel Treated"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder B pg 3 b
Length
22.9 cm
Width
15.3 cm
Depth
0.2 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
The spine has many indent marks due to bending; the bottom right corner of the front of the brochure is slightly bent; there are also a few stains
Copy Type
original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1917
Collection
Paul Robertson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Archival, Photograph
Nursing
Accession Number
010004001
Description
Monochrome graduation photograph of Grace Storms from St. Joseph's School of Nursing, Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston, Ontario; mounted in a thick light brown cardstock folded in half with interior section with oval opening for photograph; photograph covered in translucent paper attached to folder; b…
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Accession Number
010004001
Collection
Paul Robertson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Archival, Photograph
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Nurse
Nurse's Uniform
Description
Monochrome graduation photograph of Grace Storms from St. Joseph's School of Nursing, Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston, Ontario; mounted in a thick light brown cardstock folded in half with interior section with oval opening for photograph; photograph covered in translucent paper attached to folder; bust portrait photograph of nurse Grace Storms wearing white nurse's uniform and white nurse's cap with black ribbon band; uniform has four buttons at the top and a graduation class pin; front of folder has a symbol in the top left corner which appears to be that of a tall pillar or structure with six trapezoids at the top.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by the donor, Paul Robertson, from The Great Deseronto Antiques Emporium.
Maker
Weese
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1917
Date Remarks
Graduation date
Material
paper: tan
ink: black, grey
Inscriptions
On the inside: "Weese // KINGSTON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder A pg. 26 a
Length
28.3 cm
Width
18.0 cm
Depth
0.1 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
measured closed
Condition Remarks
Paper shows wear along edges and yellowing and minor surface marks; photograph in excellent condition; small blotted stains and short pen marks throughout the front and back covers; small blotted stains on the frame around the picture; slight rip at the bottom left corner of the thin paper covering the photograph
Copy Type
original
Images
Less detail

Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1926 [graduation photograph]

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Dates
1926
circa 1926
Category
Archival Items
Nursing
Classification
Archival, Images
Archival, Photograph
Nursing
Accession Number
015018001
Description
Wood framed rectangular monochrome graduation photograph portrait of Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1926 nurse in white graduation uniform holding large bouquet of roses; nurse is seated behind and beside large baskets of different coloured roses; clear glass glaze at front an…
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Accession Number
015018001
Category
Archival Items
Nursing
Classification
Archival, Images
Archival, Photograph
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Archival
Schools, Nursing
Schools, Nursing -- pictorial works
Nurses
Nurses -- portraits
Description
Wood framed rectangular monochrome graduation photograph portrait of Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1926 nurse in white graduation uniform holding large bouquet of roses; nurse is seated behind and beside large baskets of different coloured roses; clear glass glaze at front and moulded wooden frame with simulated wooden grain and dark brown paint; photograph mounted inside frame and glaze to thick brown cardboard backing secured to frame with grey metal brad nails; grey metal mounting wire stretched horizontally across back and attached with grey metal eye screws.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Items belonged to donor.
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1926
circa 1926
Date Remarks
Graduation year provided by donor
Material
paper: cream, tan, brown
wood: brown
paint: brown
glass: clear
metal: grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-1-1
Length
28.6 cm
Width
23.4 cm
Depth
1.6 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor cracks and scratches all over frame; minor bending of wire hanger from previous hanging; minor fading all over photograph, with moderate fading along edges; major abrasion and surface tears to back of backing board, but is stable
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
“KGH School of Nursing.” Kingston General Hospital, 2019.
Research Facts
The Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing was one of the first apprenticeship-based nursing training programs in Canada; began in 1886 in response to the increased focus on patient care in hospitals and the medical field; the program was meant to produce an educated and dedicated work force of nurses while also providing an affordable labour force for the hospital through on the job student training; the Ann Baillie Building, current home of the Museum of Health Care at Kingston, originally served as a residence for the student nurses at Kingston General Hospital.
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