W. Freeland Kendrick (1873– March 20, 1953 ) was the Republican Mayor of Philadelphia from 1924–28. He served as a delegate from Pennsylvania to the Republican National Convention in 1920, and served as the President of the Sesquicentennial Exposition in Philadelphia in 1926.
Kendrick was also an active Shriner, serving as Potentate of Lulu Shrine from 1906–18, and again from 1920–23. He was elected Imperial Potentate from 1919–20 and served as the second chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Shriners from 1934–49.While he was serving as Imperial Potentate, he put forth the resolution that created the Shriners Hospitals for Children. From 1949 until his death, he served on the board of trustees for the Philadelphia Shriners Hospital.
Shriners International, also commonly known as TheShriners or formerly known as the Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine, is a society established in 1870 and is headquartered in Tampa, Florida.
The Sesqui-Centennial International Exposition of 1926 was a world's fair in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Its purpose was to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the signing of the United States Declaration of Independence, and the 50th anniversary of the 1876 Centennial Exposition.
Shriners Hospitals for Children is a network of 22 non-profit medical facilities across North America. Children with orthopaedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, and cleft lip and palate are eligible for care and receive all services in a family-centered environment, regardless of the patients' ability to pay.
The Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery & Palliative Care is an academic faculty within King's College London. The faculty is the world's first nursing school to be continuously connected to a fully serving hospital and medical school. Established on 9 July 1860 by Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing, it was a model for many similar training schools through the UK, Commonwealth and other countries for the latter half of the 19th century. It is primarily concerned with the education of people to become nurses and midwives. It also carries out nursing research, continuing professional development and postgraduate programmes. The Faculty forms part of the Waterloo campus on the South Bank of the River Thames and is now one of the largest faculties in the university.
"I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles" is a popular American song which debuted in 1918 and was first published in 1919.
Karl Cortlandt Schuyler was a Colorado attorney who served in the United States Senate from 1932 to 1933.
George Burnham was a banker and Republican politician from San Diego, California.
Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps is the nursing branch of the British Army and part of the Army Medical Services.
Samuel Kerns McConnell Jr. was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.
John Blaisdell Corliss was a politician from the U.S. state of Michigan.
Forrest Adair was a real estate dealer. He was the son of real-estate and streetcar developer Col. George Washington Adair and lived in Atlanta, Georgia He served as Fulton County (Georgia) Commissioner from 1895 until 1903. A member of the Yaarab Temple, he served as Potentate and was instrumental in the founding of the Scottish Rite Children's Hospital and the Shriners Hospitals for Children. Along with his brother, George Adair, Jr., he developed neighborhoods throughout what is the Atlanta, Georgia, area, including Adair Park, West End Park, and, in conjunction with Asa Candler, Druid Hills.
Historic Strawberry Mansion is a summer home originally named Summerville by Judge William Lewis who had it built sometime between 1783 and 1789. It is located in East Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.
Margaret Brydon Laird was a leader in the women's suffrage movement in New Jersey. She was one of the first two women to serve in the New Jersey Legislature, elected in 1920 as a Republican.
Harry Arista Mackey was an American football player and coach, lawyer, and politician. He served as the Mayor of Philadelphia from 1928 to 1932.
Dame Florence Barraclough Lambert DBE, commonly known as Barrie Lambert or Florence Barrie Lambert, was an English physician and public health administrator.
Adam John Neu was born in German Township, Vanderburgh County, Indiana just northwest of Evansville to Adam Neu and Katherine Reisinger Neu. Although he shared the same first name with his father there is no documentation to indicate he was a junior. The elder Adam Neu was the first generation born in the United States with his father Heinrich Neu born in Baden, Germany in 1811. Adam John's older brother Fred died at age 24 when Adam was only six years old, his father died two years later. After the death of his father Adam lived with his mother in a modest home on St. Joseph Avenue on the west side of Evansville. Adam entered the army in 1915 where he learned baking as a trade and was assigned to the Philippine Islands where he advanced to rank of technical sergeant in charge of baking operations.
Beatrice Isabel Jones, was a British nurse who, after serving in several civilian hospitals, volunteered for military service. She served in the Second Boer War in South Africa and then later served during the First World War in Baghdad as matron-in-chief of Mesopotamia. She was one of the inaugural recipients of the Florence Nightingale Medal.
Take Hagiwara (1873-1936) was a Japanese nurse, trained by the Red Cross, and sometimes referred to as the "Japanese Nightingale". She graduated from nursing school in 1897 and after touring Europe and studying hospitals there, was appointed as the first commoner to direct the Japanese Red Cross. In 1920, she led a successful campaign to assist Polish orphans who had become refugees in Siberia and that same year was one of the inaugural recipients of the Florence Nightingale Medal. She served as an honorary delegate to the International Council of Nurses (ICN) for 22 years before she was able to found the Nursing Association of the Japanese Empire in 1929 and gain full admission to the ICN in 1933. She was the Superintendent of Nursing for the Japanese Red Cross for 36 years.
Minnie Goodnow was an American nurse, nursing educator, and historian of nursing. During World War I she was a member of the second Harvard Unit of nurses who sailed for France in late 1915.
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