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Detoxification (Revised) [book]

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Dates
1929
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Nursing
Accession Number
015017006
Description
Hardbound book with black and white photographs and illustrations describing the treatment and prevention of diseases of the mouth and throat; title of book stamped in gold on front cover; 60 pages.
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Accession Number
015017006
Author
WM.S. Merrell Company
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Nurse
Description
Hardbound book with black and white photographs and illustrations describing the treatment and prevention of diseases of the mouth and throat; title of book stamped in gold on front cover; 60 pages.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to donor's family friend Dr. Everett Franklin Ward.
Maker
WM.S. Merrell Company
Site Made (City)
Cincinatti
Site Made (State)
Ohio
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1929
Date Remarks
Publication date
Material
paper: cream
ink: black; gold
fabric: blue
Inscriptions
Printed on frontispiece: "DETOXIFICATION // A new Factor in the // Treatment and Prevention of Diseases // of the Mouth and Throat // PART I // THEORY OF DETOXIFICATION // PART II // TECHNIQUE OF DETOXIFICATION // Published by // THE WM. S. MERRELL COMPANY // CINCINNATI"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Length
18.07 cm
Width
12.5 cm
Depth
0.5 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Shows minor wear and stain on spine; pages in good condition
Copy Type
original
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Hollywood sani-white shoe polish

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14873
Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Category
Nursing
Classification
Nursing
Accession Number
017002001 a-c
Description
Rectangular paper cardboard box (a) holds clear glass full bottle of white shoe polish (b) and rectangular tan short nubbed fabric applicator (c); box with images of nurse in white nurse caps and uniform pluse blond haried baby face.
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Accession Number
017002001 a-c
Category
Nursing
Classification
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Nurse's Uniform
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
Rectangular paper cardboard box (a) holds clear glass full bottle of white shoe polish (b) and rectangular tan short nubbed fabric applicator (c); box with images of nurse in white nurse caps and uniform pluse blond haried baby face.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
box
bottle
applicator
Provenance
Belonged to donor.
Maker
Hollywood Shoe Polish Inc.
Site Made (City)
Richmond Hill
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
USA
Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Material
paper: white
ink:blue,yellow, red
glass: clear
metal: blue
fabric: tan
Inscriptions
Printed on box: "sani-ize with // sani-white // HOLLYWOOD // sani- // white // FOR ALL WHITE SHOES // Excellent for Sneakers, too! // GUARANTEED SATISFAC- // TORY OR YOUR MONEY // REFUNDED BY HOLLY - // WOOD SHOE POLISH INC. // NET 3 FL. OZ // Cleans & Preserves // non-toxic for children's shoes // HOLLYWOOD // sani- // white // FOR ALL WHITE SHOES // Excellent for Sneakers, too! // GUARANTEED TO CONSUMER PARENTS MAGAZINE // NET 3 FL. OZ. // "Rub off" Resistant"; on side panels: "DIRECTIONS // Apply Sani White to the // hair side of the enclosed // applicator. Rub gently in // a circular motion until // dirt disappears. Allow to // dry and rub to a shine. // TO PREVENT RUB OFF, // BUFF SHOES TO A SHINE // WITH A CLEAN CLOTH // SHAKE WELL // BEFORE USING // CLEANS and // PRESERVES // Not only whitens your white shoes, whether // they are buck, calf // canvas, kid or linen, // but actually cleans // and preserves your // shoes. // for your protection // Sani White contains // special ingredients // which keep the polish // fresh, sanitary and // uniform // HOLLYWOOD // SHOE POLISH INC. // RICHMNOND HILL, N.Y. 11419 // FOR THE FAMILY'S SHOES // use // sani - // black // ALSO // BROWN BLUE RED OX BLOOD"; embossed on bottle: "HOLLYWOOD // sani- // white // FOR // WHITE SHOES"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-2
Length
a -16.2 cm
b -13.2 cm
c - 6.3 cm
Width
a - 6.8 cm
b - 5.4 cm
c - 3.7 cm
Depth
a - 3.8 cm
b - 2.8 cm
c - 0.4 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Box shows wear especially at top flap opening; applicator firmly folded, bottle missing paper label and shows minor interior yellowing
Copy Type
original
Images
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ladies wrist watch

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact15148
Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Category
Nursing
Classification
Nursing
Accession Number
010042011
Description
Ladies' silver toned wrist watch with a white circular face and a metal back and expansion bands, as well as metal hands; numbers are printed in gold, and only the numbers 12, 3, 6, and 9 are shown, with hatch marks where the other numbers would be; second hand is red, and there are words printed …
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Accession Number
010042011
Category
Nursing
Classification
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
Ladies' silver toned wrist watch with a white circular face and a metal back and expansion bands, as well as metal hands; numbers are printed in gold, and only the numbers 12, 3, 6, and 9 are shown, with hatch marks where the other numbers would be; second hand is red, and there are words printed on the clock face in the middle above and below where the hands begin; back of the watch also contains engraved writing, as well as each metal link; each side of the watch face has a metal protrusion to which the watch band is meant to be attached, though it is only attached on the side above the watch face; no clasp and is broken.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by donor’s great aunt, Connie Cox (20 Aug 1939- 5 June 2010), while working at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital for over 35 years. Ontario Hospital Kingston Nursing School, Grad 1962.
Maker
Incabloc SA
Site Made (Country)
Switzerland
Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Date Remarks
Date based on maker's mark and the use of the word "waterproof"
Material
metal: silver
ink: white, gold, black, red
Inscriptions
Printed on watch face: "12 // 3 // 6 // 9 // K. D'E // 17 JEWELS // SHOCKPROTECTED // Permaspring // SWISS MADE"; engraved on back of watch: "MAGNETIC INCABLOC STAINLESS STEEL BACK S WATERPROOF"; engraved on watch expansion links: "FIXOFLEX"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-3
Length
16.4 cm
Width
2.3 cm
Height
0.8 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Watch not in working order, there is no clasp
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Websites
Reference Comments
http://www.incabloc.ch/en/historique2.php
https://blog.esslinger.com/how-to-waterproof-a-watch/
Research Facts
Fritz Marti invented the Incabloc shock absorbing system which went into production in 1933. Watches ceased to have "waterproof" engraved on them mostly after the 1960s in the USA, as no watch could ever be fully waterproof. "Water resistant" is the current term used.
Exhibit History
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Lanol white shoe polish

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact11191
Dates
1970
1979
1970-1979
Collection
Pauline Swain Collection
Category
Nursing
Classification
Nursing
Accession Number
005018008 a-b
Description
Cylindrical aluminum aerosol container (a) of white shoe polish; with white plastic nozzle on the top under blue cap (b); blue and white design depicting male golfer; female dancing and female nurse in white uniform and image of a pair of baby shoes, all wearing very white shoes.
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Accession Number
005018008 a-b
Collection
Pauline Swain Collection
Category
Nursing
Classification
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Nurse's Uniform
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
Cylindrical aluminum aerosol container (a) of white shoe polish; with white plastic nozzle on the top under blue cap (b); blue and white design depicting male golfer; female dancing and female nurse in white uniform and image of a pair of baby shoes, all wearing very white shoes.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - container
b - cap
Provenance
Belonged to the donor's mother-in-law, Pauline Swain (nee Kreiner) Class of 1955 graduate of the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing; used to polish her nursing shoes.
Maker
Knomark Canada Inc.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1970
1979
1970-1979
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks - it was purchased in the 1970s
Material
ink: blue, white, yellow, black
metal: silver
plastic: blue, white
Inscriptions
"ESQUIRE // MOUSSE // Lanol // white // FOAM // For all white shoes // Used by Professionals"; printed on the label "Cleans, whitens, conditions, covers // scuffs and black marks. // Bends without cracking, won't rub off. // Non toxic." printed on the back of the can, with other product information.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-2
Length
a - 16.2 cm
Depth
b - 3.4 cm
Diameter
a - 5.4 cm
b - 5.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Minor white stains from polish on container and cap
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Pauline Swain October 1932 - December 2004
Exhibit History
On exhibit at the Museum of Health Care in the East Gallery, small cases #1 and #2 - May 30, 2007-June 9, 2008.
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nurse's uniform

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact630
Dates
1956
1953
circa 1953-1956
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Nursing
Classification
Nursing
Accession Number
995002010 a-v
Description
One-piece short-sleeved white cotton nurse's uniform dress with tucked bodice (a); two patch pockets on the skirt; tailored collar; red fabric cross on right sleeve with letters "KGH" in white; white belt (b) buttoned in front with shank buttons (c-d); dress buttoned all the way down the front in r…
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Accession Number
995002010 a-v
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Nursing
Classification
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Nurse's Uniform
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
One-piece short-sleeved white cotton nurse's uniform dress with tucked bodice (a); two patch pockets on the skirt; tailored collar; red fabric cross on right sleeve with letters "KGH" in white; white belt (b) buttoned in front with shank buttons (c-d); dress buttoned all the way down the front in removable shank buttons (e-l); all buttons affixed with metal split rings (m-v).
Number Of Parts
22
Part Names
a - dress - Size:
b - belt - Size: Length 93.4 cm x Width 5.3 cm
c-l - buttons - Size: Depth 0.8 cm x Diam.1.1 cm
m-v - split rings - Size: Diam. 1.4 cm
Provenance
Worn by donor as nursing student at Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1956
Maker
Bland
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1956
1953
circa 1953-1956
Date Remarks
Graduation date
Material
fabric: white; red
plastic: white
metal: grey
Inscriptions
Maker's tag to inside collar: "MADE BY // BLAND // MONTREAL // 32"; the letter "G" denoting graduate written on collar; owner's tag: "Marilyn Wilmot"
Permanent Location
(a) Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet A
(b) Storage Room 0007
0007 ?
(c-v) Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-4
Condition Remarks
#1: Cotton yellowed slightly
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Photo
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston; reference book compiled: "Information Re Kingston General Hospital Nursing Uniforms" to document the collection of uniforms; further references are noted within; numerous photos available
at Queen's University Archives, see Museum's Index;
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surgical operating cap

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14876
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Collection
Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Services Collection
Category
Nursing
Classification
Nursing
Accession Number
012005003
Description
Green cotton wedge type cap with two cotton tape ties; made of sturdy green cotton, without manufacturer's label.
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Accession Number
012005003
Collection
Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Services Collection
Category
Nursing
Classification
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Nursing Staff, Hospital
Textiles
Clothing
Description
Green cotton wedge type cap with two cotton tape ties; made of sturdy green cotton, without manufacturer's label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Services.
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Material
fabric: green
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet H
Length
29.5 cm
Width
12.5 cm
Depth
0.4 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Shows wear
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Book
File
Reference Comments
"Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Services," 2013; donor file
Research Facts
J. F. Hartz Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies 1960 catalogue pg 262, same as model 6H-863-G surgeon's cap, green
The hospital was founded in 1919. The Ontario Shores Centre still operates today as a mental health facility (2013). The hospital was the site on treed farmland by the shores of Lake Ontario provided patients fresh air, sunshine, space to walk and an opportunity to heal. The hospital provides a range of specialized assessment and treatment services for those living with complex and serious mental illnesses.
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