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Jessica Clark

Archivist, Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing.
School of Nursing.

Jessica Clark is an archivist at the Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing, which aims to increase understanding of the importance and role of the field’s history in helping shape and develop the modern health-care system. Beginning in the summer of 2018 and continuing through the end of the year, Clark is embarking on a project to digitize the large collection of news clippings, nurse manager ledgers and notes from the period when the flu pandemic of 1918 hit Philadelphia hardest. 

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