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Letter to Nursing Students, page 6

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Item Information

Title

Letter to Nursing Students, page 6

Subject

nursing, history of nursing

Creator

Nightingale, Florence (1820-1910)

Date

28 May 1900

Rights

https://rightsstatements.org/page/InC/1.0/?language=en

Language

English

Type

Text - scan of original letter

Identifier

https://exhibits.lib.unc.edu/exhibits/show/nightingale/

Text

“you must spend the
“next 6 months in your
“room or you must garden
“everyday.” [They had a
wretched little garden at
the end of a street.]
“You must dig -get
“your feet wet ever day.”
She chose the latter –
became the hardiest of
women & lived to be old.
The change in the
treatment of Pneumonia
-disease of the lungs-
is complete. I myself