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Of Logical Necessity . . . They Hang Together: Nursing and the Woman’s Movement, 1901–1912

Of Logical Necessity . . . They Hang Together: Nursing and the Woman’s Movement, 1901–1912 "Of Logical Necessity . .. They Hang Together": Nursing and the Woman's Movement, 1901-1912 SANDRA LEWENSON College of Nursing State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn Introduction With the approval of the executive boards of the American Society of Superintendents ofT raining Schools for Nurses (hereafter the Superinten­ dents' Society) and the Nurses' Associated Alunmae of the United States and Canada (hereafter the Associated Alunmae), a «marriage" of conve­ nience took place in 1901 between America's two nursing organizations, resulting in the American Federation of Nurses (hereafter the Federation). This alliance permitted America's t:Wo professional associations to formally participate in the activities of the woman's movement through membership in the National Council of Women (NCW) of the United States and the International CouncilofWomen (ICW). Membership in the NCW granted the newly organized Federation the "privileges of membership in the great [international] congresses of women meeting every five years." The Feder­ ation, like other women's groups at that time, had to enter the National Council of Women first in order to become part of the ICW. Although its membership in the NCW lasted until 1905, the Federation continued to represent American organized nursing in the ICW and http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Nursing History Review Springer Publishing

Of Logical Necessity . . . They Hang Together: Nursing and the Woman’s Movement, 1901–1912

Nursing History Review , Volume 2 (1): 19 – Jan 1, 1994

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"Of Logical Necessity . .. They Hang Together": Nursing and the Woman's Movement, 1901-1912 SANDRA LEWENSON College of Nursing State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn Introduction With the approval of the executive boards of the American Society of Superintendents ofT raining Schools for Nurses (hereafter the Superinten­ dents' Society) and the Nurses' Associated Alunmae of the United States and Canada (hereafter the Associated Alunmae), a «marriage" of conve­ nience took place in 1901 between America's two nursing organizations, resulting in the American Federation of Nurses (hereafter the Federation). This alliance permitted America's t:Wo professional associations to formally participate in the activities of the woman's movement through membership in the National Council of Women (NCW) of the United States and the International CouncilofWomen (ICW). Membership in the NCW granted the newly organized Federation the "privileges of membership in the great [international] congresses of women meeting every five years." The Feder­ ation, like other women's groups at that time, had to enter the National Council of Women first in order to become part of the ICW. Although its membership in the NCW lasted until 1905, the Federation continued to represent American organized nursing in the ICW and

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Nursing History ReviewSpringer Publishing

Published: Jan 1, 1994

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