student nurses - the only change in student nurses uniforms for many years was the white hose and shoes. My class that entered Phila. Gen'l Hosp. School of Nursing in 1960, was the first not to have to wear black hose and shoes as they entered the school.
British Red Cross nurse at the first World War, composed of purple striped cotton dresses with front detachable sleeves, apron, stood on the shoulders with buttons, collar, and cuff. The set was generally completed by white cuffs or short sleeves.