National Hospital Day 1944

Image of a hospital operating room

Tacoma hospitals observed National Hospital Day on Friday May 12, 1944.This photograph, taken in the surgery at St. Joseph's Hospital shows (from left to right) Mrs. Darlene St. Onge, supervisor of surgery, U.S. Cadet Nurse Patricia Richards, Dr. R. Merrick, U.S. Cadet Nurse Eldoris Miller and Lucille Edwards. Tacoma General and St. Joseph's were both learning hospitals for enrollees in the U.S. Nurse Cadet Corps.

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