Post Tagged with: "nurses"

Celebrating our nurses: the history of nursing in Victoria

Celebrating our nurses: the history of nursing in Victoria

May 12, 2023

Collections, Family matters:

International Nurses Day is celebrated on Friday 12 May – the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth. In today’s blog we explore the history of nursing in Victoria and take a glimpse at the nurses featured in our collection.

The public bar, Hancock's Essendon Hotel
Commercial Photographic Co., photographers.

How to research your ancestor’s occupation

August 22, 2022

Family matters, Research guides, Research tips & tricks:

Welcome to National Family History Month! Each week of August we will publish a new family history blog to help you with your research. In this week’s blog we look at how to trace your ancestor’s working life by exploring a range of occupational records.

[Nurse in walking out outfit, Egypt] 
Accession no: H2011.36/48

No damned females! Exploring WW1 nursing records with Dr Kirsty Harris

October 22, 2015

Family History Feast 2015, Family matters:

“No damned female M.O.s in the A.I.F. My responsibilities are quite big enough with 1200 nurses” responded General Neville Howse to the suggestion that female doctors should be allowed to serve with the AIF.

Commemorating your Anzacs

Commemorating your Anzacs

December 10, 2013

Local history funding sources, Such was life:

Would your community like to commemorate Australian servicemen and women who served during the First World War? The Australian Government’s Anzac Centenary Local Grants Program offers funding of up to… Read More ›