student nurses - the only change in student nurses uniforms for many years was the white hose and shoes. My class that entered Phila. Gen'l Hosp. School of Nursing in 1960, was the first not to have to wear black hose and shoes as they entered the school.
c.1914-18 First World War volunteer nurse's uniform: The uniform comprises a blue cotton chambray dress with concealed buttons down the centre front & a starched white cotton apron & cap. The nurses caps in addition to covering hair, were used to denote rank or seniority. Museum of London