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Dates
1925
1928
circa 1925-1928
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
996028097
Description
A white starched cotton apron with two button holes on each end of the waistband and wide hem; single-ply material except at waist and hem; single-stitched along hem and top seam of waistband; doublestitched on bottom seam of waistband; no stitching along sides; apron falls to approximately midcalf
Accession Number
996028097
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
A white starched cotton apron with two button holes on each end of the waistband and wide hem; single-ply
material except at waist and hem; single-stitched along hem and top seam of waistband; doublestitched
on bottom seam of waistband; no stitching along sides; apron falls to approximately midcalf
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Nora Valleau, 1928 KGH Nursing Graduate
Dates
1925
1928
circa 1925-1928
Date Remarks
Worn with KGH nursing uniforms; Valleau was at KGH 1925-1928
Material
fabric: white; red
Inscriptions
Name tag: "Nora Valleau"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
BOX 8
Temporary Location
To exhibit: "For Service to Humanity", Nursing Gallery: restored Room 1016, Museum of Health Care, 13 Nov. 2008.
Dimension Notes
Length 80.0 cm. x Width 74.0 cm. x Depth 1.0 mm.
Condition Remarks
Fabric is in excellent condition with the exception of several pale grey marks (dirt?) along both
the inside and outside of the lower hem
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Other
Reference Comments
"Information Re KGH Nursing Uniforms" by Marilyn Boston; see Valleau Collection, 996.028.095-.098
(aprons) and .069-.097 (additional clothing accessories, including belts, cuffs, collars and bibs);
from the KGH Nursing Collection (aprons), 995.002: .002c (replica, 1900), .017c (replica,
1886), .015b-c (Lillian Lord's uniform, c. 1919), .016d-e (1939), .005b (replica, 1924), .008b
(1939), .006c (1939), .007c (replica, 1939), .001c (replica, 1886), .003c (replica, 1906), .004c
(replica, 1924); and 996.026.001b (replica, 1935 "Probie")
Research Facts
Starched aprons were worn with bibs to cover most of the uniform; worn from 1886-1967 with little
change other than a shortening of the hemline
Exhibit History
On exhibit at the Museum of Health Care in the East Gallery, small cases #1 and #2 - May 30, 2007.
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Dates
1925
1928
circa 1925-1928
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
996028081 a-e
Description
A wide white cotton belt with two buttonholes at each end; belt fastened with two loose buttons that pass through a hole from each end, then is pinned from behind; buttons are circular; one is plain white, the other has a pearl-like finish; metal pins are silver, straight on inside and wavy on the …
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Accession Number
996028081 a-e
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
A wide white cotton belt with two buttonholes at each end; belt fastened with two loose buttons
that pass through a hole from each end, then is pinned from behind; buttons are circular; one is
plain white, the other has a pearl-like finish; metal pins are silver, straight on inside and wavy
on the other side; belt is single-stitched on all edges; no starch; two-ply material
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - belt - Size: Length 68.6 cm. x Width 8.9 cm. x Depth 2.0 mm.
b - button (white) - Size: x Depth 2.0 mm. x Diameter4.0 cm.
c - button (pearl) - Size: x Depth 3.0 cm. x Diameter3.8 cm.
d-e - pin (x2) - Size: Length 2.0 cm. x Width 4.0 mm. x Depth 2.0 mm.
Provenance
Owned and used by Nora Valleau, 1928 KGH Nursing Graduate
Dates
1925
1928
circa 1925-1928
Date Remarks
Worn with KGH nursing uniforms; Valleau attended KGH School of Nursing 1925-1928
Material
fabric: white
plastic: white
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-V1-4 Box 6
Condition Remarks
Belt is in pristine condition; pearl-finished button has a 1 cm-long chip along one side; reverse
of this button reveals three pink stains on the edges
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
"Information Re KGH Nursing Uniforms" by Marilyn Boston; see also Valleau Collection 996.028.082-.088
(belts); from KGH Nursing Collection: 995.002 belts: .017d (replica, 1886), .016h-j (1939),
.009b (1938-1960's), .010b (1938-1960's), .005e (replica, 1924), .008d (1939), .006e (1939), .007d
(replica, 1939), .001a (replica, 1886), .002g (replica, 1900), .003e (replica, 1906), and .004e (replica, 1924); CD #4
Research Facts
The first KGH Nursing School belts were red; belts changed to white in 1900; separate belt eliminated
in 1967; width of belt varies only slightly in all that time -- usually around three inches
(7.5 cm); 1938 graduation uniform had a two inch belt (5 cm)
Images
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Dates
1925
1928
circa 1925-1928
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
996028082
Description
A stiffly-starched, wide, white cotton belt with one buttonhole at each end; one end is squared, the other is V-shaped; single-stitched along all edges; two-ply material; a small piece of material remains on inside squared edge, evidence of a tag that was once sewn there
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Accession Number
996028082
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
A stiffly-starched, wide, white cotton belt with one buttonhole at each end; one end is squared,
the other is V-shaped; single-stitched along all edges; two-ply material; a small piece of material
remains on inside squared edge, evidence of a tag that was once sewn there
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Nora Valleau, 1928 KGH Nursing Graduate
Dates
1925
1928
circa 1925-1928
Date Remarks
Worn with KGH nursing uniforms; Valleau attended KGH School of Nursing 1925-1928
Material
fabric: white
Inscriptions
The letter "N" appears on inside end in black ink
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
BOX 15
Dimension Notes
Length 79.0 cm. x Width 6.1 cm.
Condition Remarks
Fabric is in excellent condition with the exception of a large (pale) brown stain on inside at centre;
stain measures 4 cm long
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
"Information Re KGH Nursing Uniforms" by Marilyn Boston; see also Valleau Collection 996.028.081-.088
(belts); from KGH Nursing Collection: 995.002 belts: .017d (replica, 1886), .016h-j (1939),
.009b (1938-1960's), .010b (1938-1960's), .005e (replica, 1924), .008d (1939), .006e (1939), .007d
(replica, 1939), .001a (replica, 1886), .002g (replica, 1900), .003e (replica, 1906), and .004e (replica, 1924); CD #4
Research Facts
The first KGH Nursing School belts were red; belts changed to white in 1900; separate belt eliminated
in 1967; width of belt varies only slightly in all that time -- usually around three inches
(7.5 cm); 1938 graduation uniform had a two inch belt (5 cm)
Images
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Dates
1925
1928
circa 1925-1928
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
996028083
Description
A stiffly-starched, wide, white cotton belt with one buttonhole at each end; one end is squared, the other is V-shaped; single-stitched along all edges; two-ply material
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Accession Number
996028083
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
A stiffly-starched, wide, white cotton belt with one buttonhole at each end; one end is squared,
the other is V-shaped; single-stitched along all edges; two-ply material
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Nora Valleau, 1928 KGH Nursing Graduate
Dates
1925
1928
circa 1925-1928
Date Remarks
Worn with KGH nursing uniforms; Valleau attended KGH School of Nursing 1925-1928
Material
fabric: white
Inscriptions
The letter "N" appears on inside end in black ink
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
BOX 15
Dimension Notes
Length 80.3 cm. x Width 6.4 cm.
Condition Remarks
Fabric is in pristine condition with the exception of several small specks of colour scattered over
surface
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
"Information Re KGH Nursing Uniforms" by Marilyn Boston; see also Valleau Collection 996.028.081-.088
(belts); from KGH Nursing Collection: 995.002 belts: .017d (replica, 1886), .016h-j (1939),
.009b (1938-1960's), .010b (1938-1960's), .005e (replica, 1924), .008d (1939), .006e (1939), .007d
(replica, 1939), .001a (replica, 1886), .002g (replica, 1900), .003e (replica, 1906), and .004e (replica, 1924); CD #4
Research Facts
The first KGH Nursing School belts were red; belts changed to white in 1900; separate belt eliminated
in 1967; width of belt varies only slightly in all that time -- usually around three inches
(7.5 cm); 1938 graduation uniform had a two inch belt (5 cm)
Images
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Dates
1925
1928
circa 1925-1928
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
996028084
Description
A stiffly-starched, wide, white cotton belt with one buttonhole at each end; one end is squared, the other is V-shaped; single-stitched along all edges; two-ply material
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Accession Number
996028084
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
A stiffly-starched, wide, white cotton belt with one buttonhole at each end; one end is squared,
the other is V-shaped; single-stitched along all edges; two-ply material
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Nora Valleau, 1928 KGH Nursing Graduate
Dates
1925
1928
circa 1925-1928
Date Remarks
Worn with KGH nursing uniforms; Valleau attended KGH School of Nursing 1925-1928
Material
fabric: white
Inscriptions
The letter "N" appears on inside end in black ink
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
BOX 15
Temporary Location
To exhibit: "For Service to Humanity", Nursing Gallery: restored Room 1016, Museum of Health Care, 13 Nov. 2008.
Dimension Notes
Length 79.5 cm. x Width 6.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Fabric is in excellent condition with the exception of yellowish speckled stain along bottom outside
edge 22.7 cm from the squared end of the belt
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
"Information Re KGH Nursing Uniforms" by Marilyn Boston; see also Valleau Collection 996.028.081-.088
(belts); from KGH Nursing Collection: 995.002 belts: .017d (replica, 1886), .016h-j (1939),
.009b (1938-1960's), .010b (1938-1960's), .005e (replica, 1924), .008d (1939), .006e (1939), .007d
(replica, 1939), .001a (replica, 1886), .002g (replica, 1900), .003e (replica, 1906), and .004e (replica, 1924); CD #4
Research Facts
The first KGH Nursing School belts were red; belts changed to white in 1900; separate belt eliminated
in 1967; width of belt varies only slightly in all that time -- usually around three inches
(7.5 cm); 1938 graduation uniform had a two inch belt (5 cm)
Images
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Dates
1925
1928
circa 1925-1928
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
996028086
Description
A stiffly-starched, wide, white cotton belt with one buttonhole at each end; one end is squared, the other is V-shaped; single-stitched along all edges; two-ply material
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Accession Number
996028086
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
A stiffly-starched, wide, white cotton belt with one buttonhole at each end; one end is squared,
the other is V-shaped; single-stitched along all edges; two-ply material
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Nora Valleau, 1928 KGH Nursing Graduate
Dates
1925
1928
circa 1925-1928
Date Remarks
Worn with KGH nursing uniforms; Valleau attended KGH School of Nursing 1925-1928
Material
fabric: white
Inscriptions
The letter "N" appears on inside end in black ink
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
BOX 15
Dimension Notes
Length 77.7 cm. x Width 7.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Fabric is in excellent condition with the exception of some black ink marks measuring 5.5 cm by
1.6 cm located 18.5 cm from the pointed end of the belt; also a yellow stain on inside belt edge
39.2 cm from pointed end
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
"Information Re KGH Nursing Uniforms" by Marilyn Boston; see also Valleau Collection 996.028.081-.088
(belts); from KGH Nursing Collection: 995.002 belts: .017d (replica, 1886), .016h-j (1939),
.009b (1938-1960's), .010b (1938-1960's), .005e (replica, 1924), .008d (1939), .006e (1939), .007d
(replica, 1939), .001a (replica, 1886), .002g (replica, 1900), .003e (replica, 1906), and .004e (replica, 1924); CD #4; CD #2.
Research Facts
The first KGH Nursing School belts were red; belts changed to white in 1900; separate belt eliminated
in 1967; width of belt varies only slightly in all that time -- usually around three inches
(7.5 cm); 1938 graduation uniform had a two inch belt (5 cm)
Images
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Dates
1920
1960
circa 1920-1960
Collection
Ernest Lloyd Hanna Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
012011004 a-b
Description
Single piece molded rubber work boot for a left foot (a) with attached felt insole and metal grommets for a shoelace (b).
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Accession Number
012011004 a-b
Collection
Ernest Lloyd Hanna Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Shoes
Description
Single piece molded rubber work boot for a left foot (a) with attached felt insole and metal grommets for a shoelace (b).
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a – boot – Size: Length 31.1 cm x Width 9.5 cm x Depth 16.0 cm
b – shoelace – Size: Length 82.8 cm x Width 0.6 cm
Provenance
Owned by Ernest Lloyd Hanna; donated to museum by granddaughter Tanya Garofalo.
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1920
1960
circa 1920-1960
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks
Material
rubber: black, red
fabric: tan, grey, black
metal: grey
Inscriptions
Round green stamp on interior of ankle of three concentric circles, the second of which contains some illegible text and the innermost circle contains what looks like either "ED" or a crown; "MADE IN ENGLAND MADE IN ENGLAND // D 22 2241" molded into sole
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-V1-3
Condition Remarks
Boot has some ground-in dirt that could not be removed; fabric is frayed at the ankle and discoloured on the inside; sole of the boot shows signs of wear; shoelace is frayed in several places
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Other
Reference Comments
Tanya Garofalo; arrived on leg prosthesis 012011001 a-b.
Research Facts
Ernest Lloyd Hanna was born in 1888 and lost his left leg following an accident on his farm in Lyn, Ontario at age 35. He continued to work on his farm with a prosthetic leg and cane for balance; used the same two prosthetic legs until his death in 1969.
Images
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Dates
1920
1960
circa 1920-1960
Collection
Ernest Lloyd Hanna Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
012011007 a-b
Description
Single piece molded rubber work boot for a left foot (a) with painted metal grommets for a shoelace (b); shoelace is torn and only has one aglet.
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Accession Number
012011007 a-b
Collection
Ernest Lloyd Hanna Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Shoes
Description
Single piece molded rubber work boot for a left foot (a) with painted metal grommets for a shoelace (b); shoelace is torn and only has one aglet.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a – boot – Size: Length 28.2 cm x Width 9.4 cm x Depth 16.5 cm
b – shoelace – Size: Length 19.6 cm x Width 0.5 cm
Provenance
Owned by Ernest Lloyd Hanna; donated to museum by granddaughter Tanya Garofalo.
Dates
1920
1960
circa 1920-1960
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks
Material
rubber: black
fabric: tan, black
metal: black
Inscriptions
Canoe on water over two crossed oars molded into toe
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-V1-3
Condition Remarks
Paint is chipping from grommets; significant amounts of ingrained dirt could not be removed; hole in center front toe through rubber and one layer of fabric; rubber worn at heel; fabric fraying at ankle; signs of wear and cracking at sole; shoelace torn and tied to smaller pieces; shoelace only has one aglet
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Other
Reference Comments
Tanya Garofalo; arrived on leg prosthesis 012011005.
Research Facts
Ernest Lloyd Hanna was born in 1888 and lost his left leg following an accident on his farm in Lyn, Ontario at age 35. He continued to work on his farm with a prosthetic leg and cane for balance; used the same two prosthetic legs until his death in 1969.
Images
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Dates
1925
1928
circa 1925-1928
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
996028071
Description
A stiffly-starched white cotton cuff with one cufflink hole at the middle of each side; the cuff is slightly wider at one end; manufacturer's stamp visible on one side; double-stitched around all edges
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Accession Number
996028071
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
A stiffly-starched white cotton cuff with one cufflink hole at the middle of each side; the cuff
is slightly wider at one end; manufacturer's stamp visible on one side; double-stitched around
all edges
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Nora Valleau, 1928 KGH Nursing Graduate
Site Made (City)
Kingston (?)
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1925
1928
circa 1925-1928
Date Remarks
Worn with KGH Nursing School uniforms
Material
fabric: white
Inscriptions
On inside: "123 ST. BARTS // FOUR FOLD 7 1/2"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
BOX 16
Temporary Location
To exhibit: "For Service to Humanity", Nursing Gallery: restored Room 1016, Museum of Health Care, 13 Nov. 2008.
Dimension Notes
Length 26.4 cm. x Width 12.7 cm. x Depth 1.0 mm.
Condition Remarks
Blotchy discolouration visible over 10% of surface on inside of cuff (mould?)
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
"Information Re KGH Nursing Uniforms" by Marilyn Boston; see also Valleau Collection 996.028.069-.078
(cuffs) and 996.028.079-.097 (additional clothing accessories: belts, bibs, caps, aprons, collars);
see also cuffs from the KGH Nursing Collection: 996.026.001d,e (reproduction, 1935), 996.026
.016k-l (1939); 995.002.008e-f, .007e-f, .006f-g (1939); 995.002.002e-f (reproduction, 1900); 995.
002.063a-b (no date); and 995.002.004f-g (1924); CD #2
Research Facts
Starched cuffs were worn with all uniforms until 1967; fastened with cufflinks (Valleau's are
mother-of-pearl); 996.028.071 and .072 belong together as a pair
Images
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Dates
1925
1928
circa 1925-1928
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
996028072
Description
A stiffly-starched white cotton cuff with one cufflink hole at the middle of each side; the cuff is slightly wider at one end; manufacturer's stamp visible on one side; double-stitched around all edges
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Accession Number
996028072
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
A stiffly-starched white cotton cuff with one cufflink hole at the middle of each side; the cuff
is slightly wider at one end; manufacturer's stamp visible on one side; double-stitched around
all edges
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Nora Valleau, 1928 KGH Nursing Graduate
Site Made (City)
Kingston (?)
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1925
1928
circa 1925-1928
Date Remarks
Worn with KGH Nursing School uniforms
Material
fabric: white
Inscriptions
On inside: "123 ST. BARTS // FOUR FOLD 7 1/2"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
BOX 16
Temporary Location
To exhibit: "For Service to Humanity", Nursing Gallery: restored Room 1016, Museum of Health Care, 13 Nov. 2008.
Dimension Notes
Length 26.2 cm. x Width 12.4 cm. x Depth 1.0 mm.
Condition Remarks
Surface stains located on inside: brown spot 2.4 cm from top edge and 1.8 cm from left side; black
stain (ink?) 6 mm from bottom edge and 6 mm from right side; stains on outside: brown speck 2.8 cm
from top edge and 3.1 cm from left side; dark speck 5 cm from bottom edge and 6.3 cm from right
side
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
"Information Re KGH Nursing Uniforms" by Marilyn Boston; see also Valleau Collection 996.028.069-.078
(cuffs) and 996.028.079-.097 (additional clothing accessories: belts, bibs, caps, aprons, collars);
see also cuffs from the KGH Nursing Collection: 996.026.001d,e (reproduction, 1935), 996.026
.016k-l (1939); 995.002.008e-f, .007e-f, .006f-g (1939); 995.002.002e-f (reproduction, 1900); 996.
002.063a-b (no date); and 995.002.004f-g (1924); CD #2
Research Facts
Starched cuffs were worn with all uniforms until 1967; fastened with cufflinks (Valleau's are
mother-of-pearl); 996.028.071 and .072 belong together as a pair
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