Sister Nancy Crapp at Woorabinda 1957
Title Sister Nancy Crapp at Woorabinda 1957
Description The photograph shows Sister Nancy Crapp nursing two children at the Woorabinda settlement in 1957. Nancy had only recently graduated from the Rockhampton Hospital and was working at the Woorabinda Hospital in its thirtieth year. The Aboriginal Reserve at Woorabinda had been proclaimed by an Order in Council dated 27th October 1927. The first hospital building and the Matron's residence were constructed that same year. The first Matron was Nurse Hempsted who was very experienced in the treatment of Aboriginal patients having been at Taroom since 1921. [Acknowledgement: The above research was undertaken by Ashley Reid.]
Image Number 383
Publisher Australian Country Hospital Heritage Association Inc.
Source (Original) Donated by Nancy Crapp
Subject Crapp, Nancy
Subject Nurses
Subject Woorabinda Hospital
Coverage - Spatial Woorabinda, Queensland
Coverage - Time 1957
Format of Original photographic print: b&w 2.24 cm x 3.26 cm; scan .tif 4.7 MB 1060 x 1540 pixels
Digital Format image/jpeg
Rights This image is provided for the purpose of private study and research and must not be reproduced without the permission of the Australian Country Hospital Heritage Association Inc.

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