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black velvet ribbon

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Dates
1939
1945
circa 1939-1945
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
997032003 a-c
Description
Two pieces of black velvet ribbon (a-b) with rough cut ends stored with straight pins on a ball of white cotton crochet thread (c) with a cardboard centre.
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Accession Number
997032003 a-c
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
Two pieces of black velvet ribbon (a-b) with rough cut ends stored with straight pins on a ball of white cotton crochet thread (c) with a cardboard centre.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - ribbon - Size: Length 39.7 cm x Width 1.5 cm
b - ribbon - Size: Length 41.1 cm x Width 1.5 cm
c - spool - Size: Length 4.4 cm x Diam 5.5 cm
Provenance
Owned by Gladys (Millar) Rockel; donated to the museum by her son Stephen Rockel.
Dates
1939
1945
circa 1939-1945
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks
Material
fabric: black; white
cardboard: TAN
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-3
Temporary Location
On Display: “For Service to Humanity”, Nursing Gallery: Restored Room 1016, Museum of Health Care, 13 Nov 2008.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Remarks in donor file; CD #3
Research Facts
Gladys (Millar) Rockel graduated from Kitchener Waterloo Nursing College, Class of 1939; nursing positions in Pontiac, MI (1940), Grand Rapids, MI (1941), and Toronto, Ont. (1942); worked in private practice with her husband, Dr. Rockel; upon graduation, nurses' caps had a length of black velvet ribbon pinned to the top edge; removable for laundering.
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Dates
1935
1945
circa 1935-1945
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
997032004
Description
Cream silk lady's full-length foundation slip with princess seaming; cut on the bias; thin adjustable straps and narrow, plain lace at neckline.
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Accession Number
997032004
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
Cream silk lady's full-length foundation slip with princess seaming; cut on the bias; thin adjustable straps and narrow, plain lace at neckline.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Gladys (Millar) Rockel; donated to the museum by her son Stephen Rockel.
Dates
1935
1945
circa 1935-1945
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks
Material
fabric: cream
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-V2 Box 1
Temporary Location
On Display: “For Service to Humanity”, Nursing Gallery: Restored Room 1016, Museum of Health Care, 13 Nov 2008.
Dimension Notes
Length 1.06 m x Width 63.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Severe fold creases; marks from long-term storage.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Steve Rockel; CD #3
Research Facts
Gladys (Millar) Rockel graduated from Kitchener Waterloo Nursing College, Class of 1939; nursing positions in Pontiac, MI (1940), Grand Rapids, MI (1941), and Toronto, Ont. (1942); worked in private practice with her husband, Dr. Rockel.
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A Review of Nursing [textbook]

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Dates
1938
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
997032030
Description
A green textbook for nurses covering various sunjects including: chemistry, anatomy, Pediatric Nursing, Psychiatric Nursing amd History of Nursing, etc.; the chapters generally consist of an introduction of a topic and then a variety of questions with a blank space for the user to place their answe…
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Accession Number
997032030
Author
Helen F. Hansen, R.N. 2nd Ed., Rev.
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Nursing
Nursing, History
Chemistry
Anatomy
Physiology
Sanitation
Description
A green textbook for nurses covering various sunjects including: chemistry, anatomy, Pediatric Nursing, Psychiatric Nursing amd History of Nursing, etc.; the chapters generally consist of an introduction of a topic and then a variety of questions with a blank space for the user to place their answer; all of the answers are at the back of the book; the title, author, edition, and publisher of the textbook can be found on the spine of the textbook in gold writing; on the back of the front cover there is a signature of Gladys Rockel from when she still went by the name of Millar; the first page provides more information on the title (which is expanded), the author, and publisher; the length of the book is from page 9 to 692, including preface, table of contents, answers and index.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Gladys (Millar) Rockel, donated by her son Stephen Rockel.
Maker
W. B. Saunders Company
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1938
Date Remarks
Publication date
Material
paper: cream
ink: black, gold
fabric: green
Inscriptions
On the spine: "A REVIEW OF NURSING // HANSEN // SECOND // EDITION // SAUNDERS"; hand written on inside cover: "G. Millar // 1938"; on frontispiece: "A REVIEW of NURSING // WITH OUTLINES OF SUBJECTS // QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS // By // HELEN F. HANSEN, R.N. // SECOND EDITION, REVISED // PHILADELPHIA AND LONDON // W. B. SAUNDERS COMPANY // 1938"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Length
20.0 cm
Width
14.0 cm
Depth
3.1 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Cover with minor fading and shows wear along edges
Copy Type
original
Images
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