Nurses, make $30-$35 a week!
The Chicago School of Nursing was one of the first, largest and most popular of the Home Study nursing programs The school was founded in 1899 by Dr. Orville Juan Perkins, a graduate of Bellevue Hospital Medical College. Thousands of women compleated the 53 printed lessons and sent answers back by mail and became nurses.
This 30 page booklet "Splendid Opportunities in Nursing" was published in 1936 and explains in detail how the program works. The booklet answers all the questions one might have about the school and its gradates "INTRODUCTORY ANNOUNCEMENT: The reputation and standing of the Chicago School of Nursing is international. Our students come from every state in the union as well as from foreign countries and C.S.N. graduates are successful everywhere. In our long years of successful teaching - the Chicago School of Nursing was founded in 1899 - we have helped thousands of ambitious women to achieve success. Read this book carefully. It contains a message of vital importance for YOU." The C.S.N. played a big part in the early history of nursing and this is a wonderful nursing collectible.
Chicago School of Nursing Home Study Booklet 1936
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Jan 14, '13
I'm guessing they were practical nurses? Once upon a time all one needed to be a practical nurse was a certificate from a doctor stating that he deems you capable in providing competent bedside care.
I've actually seen this ad in old comic books. Makes you wonder who their target audience was.
Last edit by BrandonLPN on Jan 14, '13