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Title B+W photo of St. Mary Hospital School of Nursing graduates, Hoboken, July 10, 1949.
Object Name Print, Photographic
Catalog Number 2009.028.0001
Collection Saint Mary Hospital Collection
Credit Gift of Dorothy Florence Van Keuren.
Description Black-and-white photo of Dorothy Florence Van Keuren posed with her fellow Saint Mary Hospital School of Nursing graduates and instructors or administrators, Hoboken, July 10, 1949.

8" x 10" print. Photographer not indicated. Reverse is blank except for the penciled note: "#6." With: graduation certificate of Dorothy Florence Van Keuren dated as above taped on the reverse of the backing board - this item is imaged here, but is separately catalogued as archives 2009.028.0001.01; 6" x 8" wide.

The group photo was taken in the hospital interior at the bottom of the main staircase as part of the graduation ceremony. None of the individuals are identified by text, but a modern "post-it" dot was found on the glass over the face of the second woman from the right, front row, which was presumed to be Dorothy Florence Van Keuren. All the women are wearing corsages with the thirteen graduates wearing a different one from the staff; the new nurses are holding their diplomas (binders).

Van Keuren, born 1927, was 22 years old.
Photographer n/a
Place Hoboken
Date 1949-1949
Year Range from 1949.0
Year Range to 1949.0
People Van Keuren, Dorothy Florence
Search Terms Saint Mary Hospital
Notes As received: in simple black wood photo frame with glass; in poor condition; removed from frame which was not retained.
Orig/copy Original
Caption photo
Imagefile 072\20090280001.TIF
Classification Nurses
Schools
Hospitals
Interiors
Ceremonies
Education
Buildings
Women