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Hazel Burke Collection

Hazel Burke
  • Creator: Burke, Hazel (1913 - 1990)

  • Collection Date: 1941-1945

  • Extent: 5 items

Hazel Burke
cropped from class photograph by unknown photographer
black and white photograph, 1937


Hazel Leona Burke was born in Jenningston, West Virginia in 1913. She received her B.S. degree from Davis and Elkins College in Elkins, West Virginia in 1934. After graduation from the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing in 1937, she was employed as assistant to the nurse in charge of Delivery at Johns Hopkins Hospital. She served in World War II with the Johns Hopkins Hospital Base Hospital Unit 118. From 1946 to 1949 she was head nurse and assistant in instruction at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, Ear, Nose and Throat Clinic.

Hopkins Affiliations

1934 - 1937 Johns Hopkins Hospital School of Nursing, student
1937 - 1942, 1946 - 1949 Johns Hopkins Hospital
1942 - 1945 Johns Hopkins Hospital, Base Hospital 118

Scope and Content

The Hazel Burke Collection consists of nursing caps and other items from service in World War II.

Policy on Access and Use

This collection may contain some restricted records. Materials pertaining to patients, students, employees, and human research subjects, as well as unprocessed collections and recent administrative records, carry restrictions on access. For more information about the policies and procedures for access, see Policy on Access and Use.

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