Civil War Nursing

Nursing During the Civil War as Described by Roberta West in Her Book “History of Nursing in Pennsylvania” published by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association in c1930 By Jane Early, BSN, RN The outbreak of the Civil War in 1861 found little differences in the care of the sick and wounded than during the Revolutionary […]

The Founding of The Museum of Nursing History

  By: Sandra Kress Davis, EdD,RN, President of the Museum of Nursing History The Museum of Nursing History evolved from a one-day celebration of nurses at the Mütter Museum of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia on May 10, 1974 into a Bicentennial Nursing Project in 1976. A group of prominent nurses and friends of nursing collected […]

Museum of Nursing History at the Cherry Hill Mall 2010

The Cherry Hill Mall displayed artifacts and uniforms belonging to the Museum Of Nursing History in May 2010. The Museum was quite proud to participate in this endeavor to honor nurses.