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Homer G. Phillips Hospital, American, 1937 - 1979  Search this
ink on paper
H x W (Open): 8 1/2 × 11 in. (21.6 × 27.9 cm)
H x W (Closed): 8 1/2 × 5 1/2 in. (21.6 × 14 cm)
Place depicted:
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States, North and Central America
September 5, 1947
A graduation program for the Homer G. Phillips Hospital School of Nursing. The event was held on Friday, September 5, 1947 at Stowe Teachers College in Saint Louis, Missouri. The program is a single sheet of paper that was previously folded in half on a vertical crease. The program is made of white paper with black text. The front page reads: [HOMER G. PHILLIPS HOSPITAL / School of Nursing / GRADUATION EXERCISES / Friday, September 5, 1947 / 8 P. M. / STOWE TEACHERS COLLEGE / 2615 NORTH PENDLETON AVENUE / SAINT LOUIS, MISSOURI]. There is a stylized line forming a border across the top and bottom of the page. A graphic of a knot is located above and below the date and time. There is a printing logo centered at the bottom next to the number [162]. The program is listed on the left inside page. The seventeen (17) graduating students are listed on the right page. Ushers are listed on the back page.
African American  Search this
Education  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Nursing  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Pauline Brown Payne
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National Museum of African American History and Culture