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ARCHIVAL PICTURES OF WILKES-BARRE GENERAL HOSPITAL - 1987-1974 (Click link to view pictures)


1949-2004

The Center for Nursing History of Northeastern Pennsylvania and the Pauly Friedman Art Gallery at Misericordia University presented the exhibit,
“ The Impact and History of Nursing Education in Luzerne County, 1887-2012”
from May 6 through June 29, 2012

The unique, historical exhibit traced the evolution and legacy of nursing and nursing education in Luzerne County, and how it intertwines with the historical development of the county through displays, memorabilia, artifacts and narratives. The display highlighted memorable moments in the history of local nursing education and nursing practice as well as feature uniforms, nursing pins, pictures, class yearbooks, and rare and precious artifacts. Highlights included a display on the Cadet Nurse Corps, and special exhibits that detailed the relationship of nursing with the local coal mining industry, nursing practice past and present, and the impact of local nursing on the area’s disaster recovery.