People: Hopkins in Uniform

Up to her elbows in hospital work was Louise Macy Hopkins, Harry's smart and pretty bride, who took an evening out to recruit nurses' aids for the Red Cross with Recruit Joan Fontaine. Columned Eleanor Roosevelt enthusiastically: "[She] is such an ardent nurse's aid worker . . . that she has more than 300 hours to her credit already and can do certain types of work which newcomers are not permitted to undertake." At Columbia Hospital in Washington, Nurse's Aid Louise Hopkins, from 9 to 4: makes beds, takes temperatures, feeds helpless patients, carries bedpans, fills water bottles and ice pitchers,...

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