Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Great Lakes

  • Nurse Helen Repa takes charge in a disaster

    Howard FischerUppsala, Sweden “It would not be possible to praise nurses too highly.”– Stephen Ambrose, American historian On July 24, 1915, the Western Electric Company, a technology and engineering giant, had arranged an excursion and picnic for several thousand of its employees. Five Great Lakes excursion boats had been chartered to take them to a…