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Participants at a Samaritan training course

Participants at a Samaritan training course, © St. Cyril and St. Methodius National LibraryenlargeParticipants at a Samaritan training course, © St. Cyril and St. Methodius National Library


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Object:Participants at a Samaritan training course
Description:Outdoor photograph of a group of 23 persons in front of a building: in the middle two men and a woman in dark urban clothes are seated. Around them - sitting and standing in four rows are young women in white nurse's clothes with headdresses.
Comment:The Samaritan training course was organized in 1915 at the "Red Cross Hospital" for the schooling of nurses for World War I. In the center of the photograph are the initiators and organizers of the course: Elena Dimitrieva Bradel, Chairwoman of the "Red Cross Society", wife of Dr. Yordan Bradel (1847 - 1899) - a Bulgarian doctor and politician, lecturer at the High School in Sofia (1884 - 1886), Deputy (1881) and co-editor of the first Bulgarian medical magazine "Medical collection" / Medizinska sbirka (1883 - 1884). On her left side is Dr. Kubrat Ivanov Karakashev (1873 - 1934) - a Bulgarian doctor, President of the "Red Cross Hospital"; on her right side: Dr. Sofroniev.
Creator:Karastoyanov, Dimitar Anastasov, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 270mm x 328mm
Image: 173mm x 223mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:200 Communication > 204 Press
150 Behavior Processes and Personality > 156 Social Personality
290 Clothing
560 Social Stratification
640 State > 646 Parliament
720 War
740 Health and Welfare
810 Science and Humanities
870 Education
890 Gender Roles and Issues
Copyright:Национална Библиотека "Св. св. Кирил и Методий"
Archive:St. Cyril and St. Methodius National Library, Inv. No.: C IV 267
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova