Kings County Hospital Training School
Clarkson st

Brooklyn Daily Eagle
17 June 1904

Nurses Graduated
The fifth annual commencement exercises of the Kings County Hospital
Training School for Nurses were held last night in the chapel of the
institution on Clarkson street.  The ceremonies were interesting and
impressive and were conducted in the presence of an audience that filled the
chapel.  There was a profusion of floral decorations and everything about
the big Flatbush institution appeared to be in a gay and festive mood.
The class this year was somewhat larger than usual, consisting of nineteen

The young women had successfully passed the various examinations
and who have consecrated themselves to the noble work to which they will be
called are:

ALLEN, Fannie Louise
BRENNAN, Margaret
DOHERTY, Anna Gertrude
FINCK, Minnie Florence
JOHNSTON, Margaret Grace
NASH, Maude
O¹BRIEN, Cecelia
RIPLEY, Sarah Marena
TREADWAY, Lucy Denison
WARNER, Harriet Mary Wakefield
ANDREWS, Mary Vianna
CAVANAUGH, Mary Philemena
DETLEFSEN, Emma Helena
GARVEY, Margaret Irene
KORN, Irma Bertha
O¹CONNOR, Mary Elouise

The exercises were presided over by Dr. John J. FITZGERALD, superintendent
of the Kings County Hospital.  Seated with him on the platform were
Commissioner James J. TULLY of the Department of Public Charities, Second
Deputy Commissioner James J. MC INERNEY, Dr. A.T. BRISTOW, the Rev. Father
J.T. WOODS, pastor of Holy Cross Church, and Mrs. J. BERGEN.  The
presentation of the diplomas to the graduates was made by Deputy
Commissioner MC INERNEY and  brief addresses appropriate to the occasion
were made by the other guests.

At the conclusion of the exercises officials, graduates and their friends
adjourned to the nurses home where a reception and dance were given.  An
enjoyable musical programme was rendered by the Hungarian orchestra.

Transcriber: Mimi Stevens