Japanese Nurse dressed in Black 1905

Postcard of a Japanese Red Cross nurse in A symbol of modernity and humanitarian effort during the Russo-Japanese War; at that time the Japanese Red Cross Society was the largest in the world with over a million members.

“Nurses”  “The picture postcards of the Russo-Japanese War (1904-05) ushered in a new age of celebrity on the Japanese side, in which heroes were accompanied by heroines. The latter almost always tended to be Red Cross nurses, who played many symbolic roles.

“Nurses” “The picture postcards of the Russo-Japanese War ushered in a new age of celebrity on the Japanese side, in which heroes were accompanied by heroines. The latter almost always tended to be Red Cross nurses, who played many symbolic roles.

Susie King Taylor, the first Black Army Nurse.  She took care of all the Black army troops named the First South Carolina Volunteers, 33rd Regiment, during the Civil War.  This Union nurse was never paid for her work like many Black nurses during that time.

The 1st Black Nurse: Susie King Taylor

What a special young woman! Susie King Taylor: first African American army nurse; the only African American woman to publish a memoir of her wartime experiences; also the first African American to teach openly in a school for former slaves in Georgia.

Three Asylum nurses.Note the leather belts with key chains and whistles.

Three Vintage Asylum Nurses ~ Note the leather belts with key chains and whistles.

HAH Storyline: WWI nurse, Red Cross 1917  For the most part in order for women to Get into WWI they had to be nurses.

Beautiful WWI Nurse - Antique Photo let us not forget the sacrifices of those…

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