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Gertrude Hall collection

Media Type: 
Textual record
Graphic material
Call Number / Archival Reference Number: 
M C12
STEM Field: 
Nursing
Description: 
Newspaper and journal articles, biographical sketches, correspondence.
Biography/Administrative History: 
Gertrude M. Hall was born May 6 1897. 1917-1918 Night Supervisor at Grace Hospital, Winnipeg. She graduated from the Winnipeg General Hospital in 1921. Awarded WGH gold medal for bedside nursing and $600 scholarship. 1924 Certificate for Public Health Nursing from School for Graduate Nurses of McGill University. Went on to work in a number of roles such as Superintendent of Nurses at Ethelbert Hospital, Manitoba 1921-1922, variety of public health roles, Supervisor of Manitoba Department of Health 1931-1935, Director of Public Health Nursing in Winnipeg City Health Dept. in 1943, and Director of Nursing at Calgary General Hospital 1952-1960. She died of a heart attack on October 14, 1960.
Date(s): 
[1935-2012]
Extent: 
5 cm textual records, 1 photograph
Province: 
MB
Hosting Institution: 
Health Sciences Centre Winnipeg
Collection Contact: 
hscarchives@hsc.mb.ca
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