Saturday is National Hug a Nurse Day, so who better to celebrate this Tuberculosis Thursday than the nurses who worked with TB patients in Saranac Lake! This photograph shows the 1931 graduating class of the nursing school at Trudeau Sanatorium.
The D. Ogden Mills Training School for Nurses started in 1912 to train former patients as nurses, with the idea that they would less susceptible to illness, and had an understanding of the experience of curing.
Thank you to nurses past and present for all of your hard work!
Learn more about the Training School on our wiki.
[Historic Saranac Lake Collection, TCR 582. Courtesy of Jan Dudones.]
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