This is a representative collection of the lantern slides preserved by the Beth-El School of Nursing. Several of the slides have been cracked through time and some are duplicate or replacement images.

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  • Beth-El Hospital Kitchen (hand-tinted slide) 

    Author(s):Made by Committee on Conservation and Advance, 740 Rush St., Chicago, Ills.; Beth-El Hospital, Colorado Springs
    Date:1922-1926
    Format:Lantern Slide
    A man and a woman stand in a kitchen, each working on different food items. Two large windows let in light and a large stove and boilers can be seen.
  • Beth-El Student Nurses on Front Steps (hand-tinted slide) 

    Author(s):Made by Committee on Conservation and Advance, 740 Rush St., Chicago, Ills.; Beth-El Hospital, Colorado Springs
    Date:1922-1926
    Format:Lantern Slide
    28 nurses (five nurses and 23 student nurses) stand on the front steps of the west wing of Beth-El Hospital.
  • Beth-El Hospital, Nurse in Patient Room (hand-tinted slide) 

    Author(s):Beth-El Hospital, Colorado Springs
    Date:1922-1926
    Format:Lantern Slide
    A nurse stands in an empty patients room, nearly identical to the one featured in slide 39.
  • Beth-El Hospital, Special Diet Kitchen (hand-tinted slide) 

    Author(s):Made by Committee on Conservation and Advance, 740 Rush St., Chicago, Ills.; Beth-El Hospital, Colorado Springs
    Date:1922-1926
    Format:Lantern Slide
    A nurse and two student nurses work in the Special Diet Kitchen of Beth-El Hospital
  • Beth-El Hospital Women's Ward (hand-tinted slide) 

    Author(s):Made by Committee on Conservation and Advance, 740 Rush St., Chicago, Ills.; Beth-El Hospital, Colorado Springs
    Date:1922-1926
    Format:Lantern Slide
    A nurse stands over a patient lying in a bed. There are three beds, two windows, and a few chairs and bed tables in this room.
  • Patients Room (hand-tinted slide) 

    Author(s):Beth-El Hospital, Colorado Springs
    Date:1922-1926
    Format:Lantern Slide
    An empty patients room features a bed, bed side table, two chairs, a large window, and a cupboard holding a mirror.
  • Beth-El Hospital, Special Diet Kitchen 

    Author(s):Beth-El Hospital, Colorado Springs
    Date:1922-1926
    Format:Lantern Slide
    A nurse and two student nurses work in the Special Diet Kitchen in Beth-El Hospital.
  • Beth-El Hospital Dining Room (hand-tinted slide) 

    Author(s):Made by Committee on Conservation and Advance, 740 Rush St., Chicago, Ills.; Beth-El Hospital, Colorado Springs
    Date:1922-1926
    Format:Lantern Slide
    Two dining tables are seen, fully set with food and silverware. No people seen in image; large windows let in light.
  • Nurses in Nursery (hand-tinted slide) 

    Author(s):Beth-El Hospital, Colorado Springs
    Date:1922-1926
    Format:Lantern Slide
    Two nurses stand in the nursery. Six cribs can be seen in the image, but no infants. A table with an array of medical devices stands in the center of the room.
  • Beth-El Hospital Kitchen (hand-tinted slide) 

    Author(s):Made by Committee on Conservation and Advance, 740 Rush St., Chicago, Ills.; Beth-El Hospital, Colorado Springs
    Date:1922-1926
    Format:Lantern Slide
    Two men working in the Beth-El Hospital kitchen. Two large windows let in light and a large stove and boilers can be seen.
  • Beth-El Hospital and Nurses Home 

    Author(s):Beth-El Hospital, Colorado Springs
    Date:1922-1926
    Format:Lantern Slide
    Veiw of the entire south facing side of Beth-El General Hospital and Training School. Similar image to slide 23, but there are fewer powerlines over the building and the porches on the east wing to not have windows.
  • Beth-El Student Nurse holding Infant (hand-tinted slide) 

    Author(s):Beth-El Hospital, Colorado Springs
    Date:1922-1926
    Format:Lantern Slide
    Nurse holds baby in white. Pink tinted crib blanket and flowers can be viewed in image background. Several images of student nurses holding different images are included in the collection.
  • Child in bed in traction, doctor and nurse behind (hand-tinted slide) 

    Author(s):Beth-El Hospital, Colorado Springs
    Date:1922-1926
    Format:Lantern Slide
    Doctor and nursing student stand behind bed, in which patient child lies in traction for left leg.
  • Beth-El Hospital Men's Ward (hand-tinted slide) (cracked slide) 

    Author(s):Made by Committee on Conservation and Advance, 740 Rush St., Chicago, Ills.; Beth-El Hospital, Colorado Springs
    Date:1922-1926
    Format:Lantern Slide
    Two men sit in chairs, one man sits in a bed, and two nurses stand in this image. Each man wears a purple robe. There are three large windows and fours beds seen in this room.
  • Beth-El Student Nurse holding Infant (hand-tinted slide) 

    Author(s):Made by Committee on Conservation and Advance, 740 Rush St., Chicago, Ills.; Beth-El Hospital, Colorado Springs
    Date:1922-1926
    Format:Lantern Slide
    Nursing student holds baby with bandage around head. Several images of student nurses holding infants are included in the collection.
  • Beth-El Hospital Children's Ward (hand-tinted slide) (cracked slide) 

    Author(s):Made by Committee on Conservation and Advance, 740 Rush St., Chicago, Ills.; Beth-El Hospital, Colorado Springs
    Date:1922-1926
    Format:Lantern Slide
    Two nursing students stand over two infants sleeping in their cribbs. There are large windows letting in light as well as an additional vacant crib and two vacant beds.
  • Beth-El Hospital, Pharmacy (hand-tinted slide) 

    Author(s):Made by Committee on Conservation and Advance, 740 Rush St., Chicago, Ills.; Beth-El Hospital, Colorado Springs
    Date:1922-1926
    Format:Lantern Slide
  • Beth-El Hospital, Operation (hand-tinted slide) (cracked slide) 

    Author(s):Beth-El Hospital, Colorado Springs
    Date:1922-1926
    Format:Lantern Slide
    Five people stand around an operating table, which likely holds a patient (table and sheets are covering a direct image of the patient). A doctor and an anesthesiologist are assisted by two nurses in surgical scrubs. ...
  • Beth El-Hospital, Nurse and Student Nurse in Corridor (hand-tinted slide) (cracked slide) 

    Author(s):Beth-El Hospital, Colorado Springs
    Date:1922-1926
    Format:Lantern Slide
    A nurse and a student nurse stand in a hallway near stools and windows.
  • Children's Pavilion 

    Author(s):Beth-El Hospital, Colorado Springs
    Date:1922-1926
    Format:Lantern Slide
    A nurse and a man stand and sit respectively on the open-air porch, slightly elevated from the ground. The building behind them is only one story tall.

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