|Statement||Carolyn Hope Smeltzer with Frances R. Vlasses and Connie R. Robinson.|
|Genre||Pictorial works., Pictorial Works.|
|Series||Images of America|
|Contributions||Vlasses, Frances., Robinson, Connie R.|
|LC Classifications||RT5.I3 S64 2005|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||128 p. :|
|Number of Pages||128|
|LC Control Number||2004114586|
Chicago's Nurse Parade is a wonderful easy read with incredible vintage photos deplicting this fascinating historical parade. Being a nurse, there is a pride and a wonderful history of this profession. Hats off to the authors for showing the historical and interesting journey /5. The first Chicago Nurse Parade () had two floats, four bands, and included many nurses marching in capes. The year anniversary parade () had 4, marching uniformed nurses, over 30 bands, and over decorated floats representing nearly Pages: Chicago's Nurse Parade describes the parade's creation, history, and final occurrence in the late s. The authors are Chicago nurses who were told about the event by older colleagues and decided to publish their book as a means of preserving the parade in memory. (Ms. Chicago's Nurse Parade by By Carolyn Hope Smeltzer with Frances R. Vlasses and Connie R. Robinson Chicago singularly honored nurses, our "Angels of Mercy," for a decade (–). Father Clarence M. Brissette O.S.M., director of the Sorrowful Mother Novena, originated both Chicago's "Nurses Day" and Chicago's Nurse Parade in The purpose of the parade was twofold: to give the nurses.
ISBN: X: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm. Series Title: Images of America. Responsibility. Chicago's Nurse Parade describes the parade's creation, history, and final occurrence in the late s. The authors are Chicago nurses who were told about the event by older colleagues and decided to publish their book as a means of pre serving the parade in memory. (Ms. Smeltzer, the book. The Chicago Nurses Day Parade, recently documented in the book Chicago's Nurse Parade, has both historical and contemporary implications. After World War II, the United States was experiencing a severe nursing shortage, much like today. The parade was created in in an effort to inspire others to become nurses. Well, at one time, in Chicago, that’s exactly what happened. For a period of 10 years, the city threw an annual nurse parade. The inaugural event boasted two floats and four bands. At its peak in , more than floats, 30 bands and 4, nurses paraded along a route that was touted as the world’s largest and shortest — six blocks.
Chicago's Nurse Parade celebrated nursing in Chicago for 10 years, from to It was the only such parade in the world. Starting with just 2 floats and 4 bands, the parade at its zenith drew , spectators, included participating hospitals, 39 bands playing music, and over uniformed nurses. Title Nurses parade, Chicago Created / Published July Subject Headings. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My libraryMissing: nurse parade. Please email us at [email protected] or call The Chicago Department of Health has established a call center to address questions from the public. Phone lines are currently staffed from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.