Tag: nurse

Image description: A headshot of Barbara Nichols.

Barbara Nichols

Barbara Nichols was the first African American president of the Wisconsin Nursing Association and of the American Nursing Association.
Image description: A black-and-white portrait-style photo of Janet Jennings.

Janet Jennings

Janet Jennings, a news reporter, became known as “the Angel of the Seneca” for her heroic nursing work during the Spanish-American War.
Image description: A black-and-white headshot of Cordelia Harvey.

Cordelia Harvey

Cordelia Harvey became known as the Wisconsin Angel for her work as a nurse and advocate for soldiers during the U.S. Civil War.
Image description: A black-and-white headshot of Ellen Ainsworth.

Ellen Ainsworth

Ellen Ainsworth, a nurse in the US Army Nurse Corps, was the only woman from Wisconsin to die from enemy fire in World War II.