Certificate printed with black ink on cream or light brown paper; the name of the group with the authority to certify the record is found at the top of the certificate in large capitalized letters and between the name of the group is the group's crest, which features an eagle next to a shield with …
Certificate printed with black ink on cream or light brown paper; the name of the group with the authority to certify the record is found at the top of the certificate in large capitalized letters and between the name of the group is the group's crest, which features an eagle next to a shield with the American flag on it; below the name and crest of the group are the words, written in cursive, describing the nature of the certification and what it entails, whom the certificate is directed to, and who is providing this certification; at the end of the paragraph and at the bottom of the certificate are five signatures and the certificate number; at the bottom left of the certificate is the seal of the Illinois State Board of Nurse Examines; surrounding the content is a well-designed border; and while the back of the certificate is originally blank, at the top left corner, written in pen, is further information pertaining to the people in the photo.
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Originally belonged to the donor's great-aunt, Harriet Peck, who is a graduate from the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing, Class of 1900.
On the front: "ILLINOIS STATE BOARD // OF NURSE EXAMINERS // Know all men by these Presents, That Harriett C. Peck // living at Canton in the County of Fulton // has fulfilled the requirements of the law governing the registration of nurses, // as set forth in "An Act to provide for the Registration of Nurses and to repeal // a certain Act therein named", approved June 30, 1913, in force July 1, 1913, // and has been duly registered in accordance therewith and is now entitled // to practice as, to be known as and styled as a // REGISTERED NURSE // In Testimony Whereof, we hereunto subscribe and affix the seal of the // Illinois State Board of Nurse Examiners on this, the eleventh day of November Anno Domini, 1914 // Julia S. Chubbuck R.N. // Member // ATTEST Adelaide May Walsh. R.N. // President // Velora E. Randal. R.N. // Member // ATTEST Anna L. Tittman R.N. // Secretary // No. 4289 // Kathryn A. Conway. R.N. // Member."; on seal: "By // Examination // ILLINOIS STATE BOARD OF NURSE EXAMINERS"; on the back: "[illeg.] for Record // Dec 16, A. D. 1914 // Austin Orion // Co. Clerk // Recorded - // Register of Nurses Record // Page 4"
Storage Room 2005
2005-1-5 BOX 27
Unit Of Measure
Length 30.2 cm X Width 38.2 cm X Depth 0.01 cm
The edges of the certificate are heavily torn, ripped, curled and bent, but the content of the certificate and seal is still intact; misisng pieces along edges and corners; a few stains on the front, which are showing on the back, and one of the words written in pen on the back of the certificate is missing due to tearing
Public Health Reports, Volume 30, Issue 2, U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Health Resources Administration, 1915. pg. 1528. https://books.google.ca/books?id=5nI3AQAAMAAJ&dq=%22illinois+state+board+of+nurse+examiners%22&source=gbs_navlinks_s
The Act of June 30th, 1913 referred to on the certificate created a board of five registered nurses, known as the Illinois State Board of Nurse Examiners. They were appointed by the state governor with the consent of the state. The members of the board were paid ten dollars a day plus travel expenses when working. One member was to be appointed secretary and receive a salary of 1400 dollars a year.
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Mobile metal dental x-ray unit, sitting on rectangular wooden base; black rubber electrical wire goes in and out of unit; black metal tube leads upward, attaches to black metal tube curved down; adjustable head is attached to tube via hinge; plaques showing angle degrees on sides of hinges; black c…
Mobile metal dental x-ray unit, sitting on rectangular wooden base; black rubber electrical wire goes in and out of unit; black metal tube leads upward, attaches to black metal tube curved down; adjustable head is attached to tube via hinge; plaques showing angle degrees on sides of hinges; black cylinder leads to clear glass sphere next to light and brown cone-shaped end; curved black piece of metal surrounds cylinder; second black tube rises from unit, holds rubber wires and small metal coils that attach to main arm; two gauges covered in glass, composed of white paper printed with black ink, on top of unit, one showing volts and the other milliamperes; black hand-held control hooks onto front of unit, attached via brown rubber electrical wire; round black knob to control volts and switch to raise milliammeters on front of unit; four black rubber wheels on bottom
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Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Printed inside gauges on top: "MILLIAMPERES D.C. // WEBER // WESTONS ELECTRICAL INSTRUMENT CORP. NEWARK, N.J., U.S.A. // MODEL 301 NO. 8413[ILLEG.]", "VOLTS A.C. // WEBER // WESTONS ELECTRICAL INSTRUMENT CORP. NEWARK, N.J., U.S.A. // MODEL 476 NO 141729"; printed on side of unit: "MILLIAMMETERS // RAISE --;", "IF HANDLE IS HERE MOVE HANDLE //
Storage Room W2
Length 2.11 m x Width 52.0 cm x Depth 48.0 cm
Wooden unit scratched, varnish worn in places; thick black cord going from unit to arm very deteriorated; most rubber electrical cords hardened and cracking
Dr. P. Ralph Crawford
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; this item was donated by Dr. Irwin G. Kreisman from Ottawa, Ontario