Nursing

Comment Icon0 Until the 1960s, many nurses were trained in schools run by hospitals. Student nurses paid a small tuition fee and also worked at the hospital in return for their education. The vast majority of the students were young, unmarried women who lived in dormitories provided by the hospital. They followed a strict schedule of classes, working, and studying.

Comment Icon0 Listen to Ruth Barnes talk about attending the Youngstown Hospital Association School of Nursing in the 1940s.

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