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Ruth Tedford Hadley Collection

Ruth Tedford Hadley
  • Creator: Hadley, Ruth E. Tedford (1906 - 1994)

  • Collection Date: 1929, 1989

  • Extent: 1 doll and 1 folder

Ruth Tedford Hadley
yearbook photograph by unknown photographer
black and white photograph, 1929


Ruth Tedford was born in Glens Falls, New York in 1906. She graduated from the Johns Hopkins Hospital Training School for Nurses in 1929. In 1933 she received a certificate in Public Health Nursing from Simmons School in Boston. From 1936 to 1944 she held the position of District Supervisor for the Visiting Nurse Association first in Maine and then in Boston. In 1945 she married Harry Leroy Hadley. She remained active doing volunteer work for the American Red Cross.

Hopkins Affiliations

1926 - 1929 Johns Hopkins Hospital Training School for Nurses, student

Scope and Content

The Ruth Tedford Hadley Collection consists of a nursing doll and correspondence with the Johns Hopkins Nuses' Alumni Association.

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