June 28, 2010
The Margaret M. Allemang Society for the History of Nursing
is pleased to announce the following illustrated talk
Polio and Religion in 1950s Canada
by Ginny Bodsworth
Date: Saturday October 16, 2010
Time: 3 pm (following the AGM at 2 pm)
Place: University Women’s Club, 162 St. George St. Toronto (corner of St. George and Huron close to the St. George subway. Limited parking rear of building)
Ginny Bodsworth is a historian, teacher, and artist. She recently obtained her Master’s degree in History from York University (working with Kathryn McPherson). The focus of her Master’s degree was the affect of religion on people’s attitudes and responses to polio in 1950s Canada.
All are welcome to this free lecture. Refreshments provided.
January 18, 2010
The Margaret Allemang Society is pleased to announce an upcoming meeting on Saturday April 24th, 2010 at 3 pm
Speaker: Joyce MacQueen
Title: Nursing in a Northern Ontario one-industry town 1933-1974: Forty-two nurses tell their story
Place: to be announced
Nurse historian Joyce MacQueen, chair of the Sudbury Nursing History Group, will base her discussion on interviews with Sudbury nurses. As lead researcher, she spearheaded this five year oral history project now successfully concluded. The project was supported by the Allemang Society and local Sudbury benefactors.
Admission is free. Non-members are welcome.
July 29, 2008
Advance Notice of Next Allemang Society Meeting
Date: Saturday September 26th, 2009.
Time: AGM at 2pm followed by illustrated talk at 3pm
Speaker: Christina Bates, historian, Canadian Museum of Civilization
Topic: Starched White Bibs: Moulding the Student Nurse’s Body, Behaviour and Identity
Place: Health Sciences Building, University of Toronto, 155 College Street, Room 100. The nearest subway is Queens Park. There is parking at College/McCaul.
Members and non-members welcome