Howell Area Archives Digital Archive

McPherson Health Center School for Practical Nursing, Howell, Michigan, 1964

Item

HCDL-bd-nursesschool_u.jpg

Title

McPherson Health Center School for Practical Nursing, Howell, Michigan, 1964

Description

In 1964, the first graduates of the McPherson Health Center School for Practical Nursing, Howell, Michigan, received their diplomas in a ceremony at Hawkins Elementary School Brighton.   The graduates were twenty-one women.  The School for Practical Nursing was sponsored by the McPherson Health Center where classes were held, and by Brighton and Howell Public Schools.  It was  funded by government funds under the Manpower Retraining Act through 1966.   All of the graduates passed their state board examination and were eligible to be licensed by the State Board of Nursing as Licensed Practical Nurses.   The School for Practical Nursing graduated their last class in 1987.

In this 1964 photograph, the School of Practical Nursing Class honors its student nursing class garbed in the Student Nurse Uniform.

Standing: unknown, unknown, unknown, unknown, Mary Bugard Korsgren, unknown, Elaine Woodruff, Susan Haynes, unknown, unknown, unknown, unknown.

Seated: unknown, unknown, unknown, Muriel Simmons, unknown, unknown, unknown, unknown, unknown, Dorothy Yeagle, Sidney Morse, Emily Janet Rohrabacher, unknown.

Subject

Nursing schools

Format

image/jpeg

Type

Image

Date

1964

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Original Format

digital photograph

Collection

Citation

“McPherson Health Center School for Practical Nursing, Howell, Michigan, 1964,” Howell Area Archives Digital Archive, accessed April 14, 2024, https://archives.howelllibrary.org/items/show/10141.
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