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Lamps on the Prairie: A History of Nursing in Kansas by Writer's Program of the WPA - 1st Edition - 1942 - from Walnut Valley Books/Books by White (SKU: 009408)

Lamps on the Prairie: A History of Nursing in Kansas

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Lamps on the Prairie: A History of Nursing in Kansas

by Writer's Program of the WPA

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  • hardcover
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Emporia, KS: Emporia Gazette Press, 1942 Emporia Gazette Press, Emporia, KS. 1942. Hardcover. First Edition. Retired hospital library copy. Book is tight, square, and unmarked but for library stamp on the title page. Book Condition: Good; index number on spine; pocket on rear pastedown; bumped head, tail, and tips; light wear to head, tail, and tips; light soiling to boards; paper remnant on rear board. No DJ. Blue grained boards and spine with green lettering on the spine and front board. 292 pp 8vo. This book is an account of the pioneer men and women of the medical profession, of the public institutions for the care of the sick; of the birth, life, and growth of the State of Kansas. This account of over 400 years of nursing in Kansas has been assembled from old letters, diaries, records, and unpublished memoirs to show the part nursing has played in Kansas. A clean presentable copy with little library use.


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Lamps on the Prairie: A History of Nursing in Kansas
Writer's Program of the WPA
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Used - Good
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1st Edition
Emporia Gazette Press
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Emporia, KS
Date published
Kansas, Kansas state history, Kansas Nursing history, Nurses in Kansas, Frontier Nurses, military hospitals, religious hospitals, nursing, nursing history in Kansas, Nursing education in Kansas, St. Mary's Hospital Emporia kansas, Christ's Hospita
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Kansas Related;
8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

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About Walnut Valley Books/Books by White

Our SUMMER SALE is on through May 28, 2021 with 20% discounts on all books in our inventory. Walnut Valley Books is a small independent home-based business with the bulk of my holdings being of an American military nature covering everything from the Revolutionary War to the current wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. I also have holdings of books on the Middle East, the southwestern United States (New Mexico especially, Kansas related titles, Oklahoma related titles, and other regionally specialized books. All of my holdings are hand-selected to be good quality books of interest to the reader, historian, or the collector. In addition to the above, you will also find a wide range of other topics such as Medical, US History, autobiographical, biographical, sports, women's studies, and many other eclectic topics.


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