10 Vintage Nursing Recruitment Posters

More nurses are needed posterPhoto: U.S. National Archives and Records Administration

It’s amazing how poster artwork from the past offers a glimpse into the attitudes and values of era. Take the WWII period, a time when women as well men had important roles to fulfill if victory was to be achieved for the Allies. As the following article explains:

“Many occupations were open to women who wished to take part in the war effort, and few roles were more important than those played by nurses as they cared for those injured by the brutality of war.”

Sometimes sexist, always patriotic, these 10 Awesome Vintage Nursing Recruitment Posters from the good old US of A make fascinating viewing and reading.