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Isabel La Roche Collection

  • Creator: La Roche, Isabele (1882 - 1972)

  • Collection Date: 1908

  • Extent: 1 item



Isabel La Roche was born in Beltsville, Maryland. Before coming to Johns Hopkins, she attended Strayer's Business College in Baltimore. She also worked in Washington, D.C. as a stenographer and at a sanitorium where she became interested in nursing. She was a member of the Johns Hopkins Hospital Training School for Nurses graduating class of 1908. She worked as a private duty nurse from 1908 to 1918. She then served on the Instructive Visiting Nurses Association in Baltimore for 29 years until her retirement in 1947. She was a life member of the Johns Hopkins Nurses Alumni Association.

Hopkins Affiliations

1905 - 1908 Johns Hopkins Hospital Training School for Nurses, student

Scope and Content

The Isabel La Roche Collection consists of her nursing diploma.

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