Women’s Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, “In diaries and letter from the late nineteenth century, women medical students sometimes wrote of their resolve to prove that they could engage in all aspects of medical study and practice with
Mary Mallon (aka Typhoid Mary) spend almost 3 decades of her life on North Brother Island, because she was believed to have been responsible for 43 infections and 3 deaths- despite being healthy herself.
November "Nurses in training. Babies' Hospital, New York. A graduate nurse (right) watches student Susan Petty prepare a hypodermic for a patient. Strict adherence to doctors' orders is something every probationer must learn.