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graduation photograph

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Dates
1922
Collection
Judy Horsey Collection
Category
Archival Items
Nursing
Classification
Archival, Images
Nursing
Accession Number
999022001
Description
Monochrome sepia brown photograph of the graduating class of 1922 from the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing; thirty nurses are outside on the front entrance steps of the original c1904 nursing residence with their backs to the doors, and looking forward at the camera; twenty-five of the …
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Accession Number
999022001
Collection
Judy Horsey Collection
Category
Archival Items
Nursing
Classification
Archival, Images
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Nurses
Nursing
Nurse's Uniform
Description
Monochrome sepia brown photograph of the graduating class of 1922 from the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing; thirty nurses are outside on the front entrance steps of the original c1904 nursing residence with their backs to the doors, and looking forward at the camera; twenty-five of the nurses are sitting on the steps, divided into the first three rows; the fourth and farthest row back consists of five nurses standing; each nurse is holding their rolled diplomas with a large bouquet of red roses and ferns and dressed in their white cotton nursing uniform, which includes white cap, stocking and shoes; their caps have a black ribbon along upper edge.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned by Abbie Judson, a graduate from the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing in 1922. She is also the aunt of the donor, Judy Horsey.
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1922
Date Remarks
Noted on Transfer of Ownership
Material
paper: cream
ink: sepia brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Assorted Binder A pg 24 a
Length
20.3 cm
Width
25.2 cm
Depth
0.01 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Image is evenly faded throughout to a fair extent; minor tear on the upper right side, a small tear on the centre bottom side, and two small tears on the top left side; surface has a pattern of missing ink possibly from being behind glass for many years and stuck to the glass.
Copy Type
original
Images
Less detail

Hollywood Sani-white shoe polish

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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-A3-9 Row F
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
Less detail

Lanol white shoe polish

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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-A1-6 Row D
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

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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;
Images
Less detail
Dates
1940
1950
c. 1940-1950
Collection
Nursing Collection
Category
Nursing
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Nursing
Patient Care
Accession Number
015015001
Description
Fabric nurse's uniform dress, with thin blue and white vertical stripes. Amid these stripes is a pattern which recurs over the dress: the letters "HHM", for the Homeopathic Hospital of Montreal. The uniform reaches down to about mid-calf on the wearer, and has a pocket in the skirt on the left side…
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Accession Number
015015001
Collection
Nursing Collection
Category
Nursing
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Nursing
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Nurse's Uniform
Homeopathy
Description
Fabric nurse's uniform dress, with thin blue and white vertical stripes. Amid these stripes is a pattern which recurs over the dress: the letters "HHM", for the Homeopathic Hospital of Montreal. The uniform reaches down to about mid-calf on the wearer, and has a pocket in the skirt on the left side, and a breast pocket on the right side. It does up in the front by lage white buttons, which are hidden by a flap of fabric; one small white button can be seen where the top and skirt meet. There is a label at the top back inside of the dress, and it reads "Made by Bland Montreal 32", and a smaller label above reads in blue "S. Friendly". There is a small piece of fabric sticking up from the back of the dress at the top with a white button sewn onto it.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
From family member
Maker
Bland
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
1950
c. 1940-1950
Date Remarks
The Homeopathic Hospital of Montreal changed its name to the Queen Elizabeth hospital of Montreal in 1951, and the style of uniform (short sleeves and shorter skirt) suggests it was made in the 1940s.
Material
Fabric: blue; white
thread: white
clasp: metal
buttons: white
Inscriptions
Pattern on dress: "HHM"
Label: "Made By // BLAND // MONTREAL 32"
Upper label: "S. FRIENDLY"
Temporary Location
On exhibit “Quack: The Exhibit that cures all” at Museum of Health Care, 29 June 2017.
Length
106.3 cm
Width
42 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Width measured at shoulders; width at waist = 38.5 cm; width at hem = 84 cm.
Condition Remarks
Slightly stained
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Letter
Internet
Reference Comments
Letter from Floranna Bryant to the Canadian Nurses Association, 12 April, 1978
http://www.quebecgenweb.com/~qcmtl-w/HomeoTraining.html
Research Facts
The School of Nursing at the Homeopathic Hospital of Montreal was established in 1894 under the name "Phillips' Training School of the Homeopathic Hospital of Montreal". On September 27th, 1951, along with the hospital, the school's name was changed to Queen Elizabeth. It closed in 1972 with 962 graduates. In the late 1800s, there were very struct rules of conduct that student nurses had to obey, as well as rules for patients.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1933
Collection
Margaret Huddelston Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Nursing
Accession Number
000047001
Description
Small monochrome photograph of Grace McKee, facing towards the camera and in the background is the Kingston General Hosptial School of Nurses c1904 residence; dressed in her graduation nurse's uniform of a starched long sleeved white cotton dress and a red fabric cross on her right arm, as well as …
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Accession Number
000047001
Collection
Margaret Huddelston Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Nurse
Nurse's Uniform
Hospitals
Description
Small monochrome photograph of Grace McKee, facing towards the camera and in the background is the Kingston General Hosptial School of Nurses c1904 residence; dressed in her graduation nurse's uniform of a starched long sleeved white cotton dress and a red fabric cross on her right arm, as well as a white cap; glued on the back of the photograph is black ripped paper and Grace's first name, written in blue pen, at the bottom left corner.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Photograph was originally owned by Grace McKee, Kingston General Hospital Nursing graduate, class of 1933. She is the sister of the donor, Margaret Huddelston.
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1933
Date Remarks
Graduated in 1933
Material
paper: cream, white
Ink: black, grey
Inscriptions
On the back: "Grace"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005 2005-5-6 Assorted Binder A pg 19 a
Length
10.8 cm
Width
6.9 cm
Depth
0.01 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Image slightly and evenly faded; there is a stain at the bottom of the front side of the photograph; and there is ripped black paper glued to the back of the photograph, accompanied by glue residue
Copy Type
original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1939
1945
circa 1939-1945
Collection
Mona Winterburn Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Nursing
Accession Number
009009002
Description
Monochrome photograph of Mary Adele Benedict; Mary is looking towards camera, which captures an image of her head and torso against a dark and plain background; she is shown wearing a WWII nurse's military dress uniform, known as a nursing sister, that consists of dark wool tunic with two parrarel …
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Accession Number
009009002
Collection
Mona Winterburn Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Nurses
Nurse's Uniform
Nursing
Description
Monochrome photograph of Mary Adele Benedict; Mary is looking towards camera, which captures an image of her head and torso against a dark and plain background; she is shown wearing a WWII nurse's military dress uniform, known as a nursing sister, that consists of dark wool tunic with two parrarel rows of silver buttons and shoulder badge, starched white nursing veil and starched white collar
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Photograph was originally owned by Mona Winterburn's aunt, Mary Benedict.
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1939
1945
circa 1939-1945
Date Remarks
Served during WWII
Material
paper: cream, white
ink: black, grey
Inscriptions
On the back: "War Time Photo // Mary Adele Benedict, // Graduate: K.G.H Nursing School"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Assorted Binder A pg 8 b
Length
17.6 cm
Width
12.7 cm
Depth
0.01 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Almost excellent, but slightly and evenly faded
Copy Type
original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1900
Collection
Carole Bleecker Collection
Category
Archival Items
Nursing
Classification
Archival, Images
Nursing
Accession Number
009033001
Description
Monochrome sepiatone large photograph of ten nurses in the nursing uniform of Kingston General Hospital c1900 printed on thick cardstock; head nurse in the center is dressed in a dark coloured nursing uniform with a white cap, collar and cuffs and rimless spectacles on a thin gold chain pinned to t…
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Accession Number
009033001
Collection
Carole Bleecker Collection
Category
Archival Items
Nursing
Classification
Archival, Images
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Nursing
Nurse's Uniform
Nurses
Description
Monochrome sepiatone large photograph of ten nurses in the nursing uniform of Kingston General Hospital c1900 printed on thick cardstock; head nurse in the center is dressed in a dark coloured nursing uniform with a white cap, collar and cuffs and rimless spectacles on a thin gold chain pinned to the right side, and an enameld class pin for the Toronto General Hospital at the collar; surrounding the head nurse are nine other nurses in training; two of them are sitting in the front and at a lower level than the head nurse, two others are also sitting, but at the height of the head nurse, two nurses are standing at the second row from the back and behind them are three more nurses standing above all the others; the nurses in training are wearing white nursing uniforms with white caps and red sleeves plus a red fabric cross on white cotton puffy short sleeves on their right sleeves; written on the back of the photograph is information on the original owner of the photograph and the donor.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
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.
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
Date Remarks
Noted on documents
Material
paper: brown
ink: black, grey
Inscriptions
On the back: "Standing second from left (left of Head Nurse?? // with Toronto General Hospital Pin) is // Harriet (Hattie) Corinthia Peck great aunt // of Carole Anne (Bontee) Bleeker graduate of // Toronto General Hospital 1959"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-4-1
Length
25.6 cm
Width
31.0 cm
Depth
0.1 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Copy Type
original
Research Facts
There were thirteen graduates for the Class of 1900 Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing.
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

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