1900 - 1940
This is a right foot nursing shoe made primarily from black leather. The sole of the shoe is stamped "Nurse Shoe Cushion Sole". While the rubber heel is marked "First Aid Trademark Reg. Comfort." Inside the shoe, there is a fabric tag that reads "The Hodgdon First Aid Trade Mark Comfort Shoe Haverhill Mass." The following numbers "650 6069" are also stamped on the inside of the shoe.
25 x 7.7 x 20.2
All measurements were taken in centimeters. Measurements are listed as “length by width by height” or “height by diameter” unless otherwise noted.
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The Barbara H. Hagan School of Nursing Historical Collection. (2017). "Nurse Shoe" [Photograph]. Retrieved from http://digitalcommons.molloy.edu/nur_hagan/96