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Stewart Brower, Director of the Schusterman Library

Stewart Brower, Director of the Schusterman Library

For years, gifted girls were encouraged to follow traditional career paths by their teachers. Boys would be told to be a doctor while girls were told to be a nurse. Fortunately, a lot has changed and both boys and girls are now becoming doctors and nurses on a regular basis! But, it's important for teachers to be aware of girls' potential and encourage them to pursue any career they dream of.

For years, gifted girls were encouraged to follow traditional career paths by their teachers. Boys would be told to be a doctor while girls were told to be a nurse. Fortunately, a lot has changed and both boys and girls are now becoming doctors and nurses on a regular basis! But, it's important for teachers to be aware of girls' potential and encourage them to pursue any career they dream of.

List of Rules for Nurses in 1887

A List Of Rules For Nurses… From 1887

Visiting nurse chatting with elderly woman and neighborhood children. Visiting Nurse Society of Philadelphia, 1925. Image courtesy of the @nursinghistory.

Visiting nurse chatting with elderly woman and neighborhood children. Visiting Nurse Society of Philadelphia, 1925. Image courtesy of the @nursinghistory.

Jessie Lee of Murrayville, B.C. studied nursing at the Royal Columbian Hospital in New Westminster and then joined the armed forces. Lieutenant Nursing Sister Lee cared for the wounded in England, Italy and Holland. Here she is on the left with friends Mary Dowie and Queenie Rutherford. For more: www.elinorflorence.com/blog/canadian-nurses-wartime.

Jessie Lee of Murrayville, B.C. studied nursing at the Royal Columbian Hospital in New Westminster and then joined the armed forces. Lieutenant Nursing Sister Lee cared for the wounded in England, Italy and Holland. Here she is on the left with friends Mary Dowie and Queenie Rutherford. For more: www.elinorflorence.com/blog/canadian-nurses-wartime.

OU-Tulsa, where your work family really cares.

OU-Tulsa, where your work family really cares.

Vietnam War Medical - Nurse caring for a sick Vietnamese child at a MUST field hospital

Vietnam War Medical - Nurse caring for a sick Vietnamese child at a MUST field hospital

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