Posts Tagged ‘nurses’

May 12 is International Nurses Day. The photograph below, courtesy of Giovale Library Digital Collections at Westminster College, was taken in 1952 in Salt Lake City, Utah, and shows nurses’ training display.

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May 8th is celebrated worldwide as an International Red Cross and Red Crescent Day. This is also a birthday of International Red Cross and Red Crescent founder, Henry Dunant (1828-1910). The American Red Cross was founded on May 21, 1881.
The poster below courtesy of University of Minnesota, “A Summons to Comradeship”: World War I and II Posters and Postcards Collection (learn more about this digital collection from Opening History Aggregation).

Red Cross poster

Red Cross poster 'Give all you can : Red Cross and St. John'

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