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Description and Context

Each student who enrolled in the Lincoln Hospital School of Nursing was issued a set of clothing that included their white uniform and shirt, shoes, and a cape. They were expected to keep their white uniforms pressed and starched, shoes polished, and caps clean. The Lincoln Hospital nursing students in 1948, from left to right, are (seated) Lois Clements, Elizabeth Williams, Corona McClary, Muriel Haris, and Zella Peery; (standing) Dorothy Farley, Theresa Clark, Margaret Davis, Georgia Major, Rosebud Roderick, Fannie Choates, Othello Cave, Katherine Carter, Helen Black, Alice Williams, Lillian Brown, and Annie Coley.