4 PG Fundraising Brochure for the ELLEN WILSON CHAIR OF RURAL NURSING; A very nice tract describing the health problems of the South, Race & the need for women nurses. Marie Bankhead OWEN, National Civic Federation, Peabody College.

4 PG Fundraising Brochure for the ELLEN WILSON CHAIR OF RURAL NURSING; A very nice tract describing the health problems of the South, Race & the need for women nurses

Montgomery, AL: Country Life Committee, 1915. First Edition, First Printing. 6 1/8 X 9 1/2 Inches. 4 PP. Item #2840

"We have long since learned that the welfare of the patient in the city depends as much on the nurse as upon the doctor."

Spectacular circa 1915 fund-raising tract for the Woman's Dept. National Civic Federation. Interestingly, the last page of this plea for nursing help and funding the South features a nice photograph and blurb on Peabody College in Nashville, TN. Peabody, originally a teacher's college, was later folded into Vanderbilt University. Much of this tract lays out the issues that face the rural population and one can't help but notice that "race" plays a large part in the apparent need for help.

"The problem of health in the South, especially in the rural South, is complicated by a number of conditions which do not prevail in other sections. Among these are: 1) The presence of two races with dissimilar standards of living..."

Slight wear and toning. A very attractive piece overall. OCLC loctes "1" copy (Birmingham Public Library).

Price: $125.00