Polly Schmidt and her pet cat while she lived and trained at Philadelphia State Hospital (Byberry) during WWII. She was a cadet nurse, part of the US Cadet Nurse Corps program. I interviewed her son for my book, BYBERRY STATE HOSPITAL.
November "Nurses in training. Babies' Hospital, New York. A graduate nurse (right) watches student Susan Petty prepare a hypodermic for a patient. Strict adherence to doctors' orders is something every probationer must learn.