Black and white photograph of Red Cross worker Julia Gray, ca. 1919.

Red Cross worker Julia Gray

Red Cross worker Julia Gray, ca. 1919.

Black and white group photograph taken outside a Red Cross hut by Red Cross worker Julia Gray, 1919.

Red Cross workers

Group photograph taken outside a Red Cross hut by Red Cross worker Julia Gray, 1919.

Black and white photograph of Dr. Padmakar K. Dixit, his wife, and their two daughters in Minnesota, 1962.

Padmakar K. Dixit and family

Dr. Padmakar K. Dixit, his wife, and their two daughters in Minnesota, 1962.

Color image of a Red Cross Flag carried by Theresa Ericksen to the Philippines during the Spanish–American War and to France during World War I.

Red Cross Flag carried by Theresa Ericksen

Red Cross Flag carried by Theresa Ericksen to the Philippines during the Spanish–American War and to France during World War I.

Black and white photograph of Theresa Ericksen (center) receiving a service medal on November 14, 1936.

Theresa Ericksen (center) receiving a service medal

Theresa Ericksen (center) receiving a service medal on November 14, 1936.

Black and white photograph of Theresa Ericksen at the Third Infantry Veterans Association reunion at Fort Snelling on October 12, 1936.

Theresa Ericksen at the Third Infantry Veterans Association reunion

Theresa Ericksen at the Third Infantry Veterans Association reunion at Fort Snelling on October 12, 1936.

Black and white photograph of Theresa Ericksen promoting Christmas Seals in the battle against tuberculosis, ca. 1924.

Theresa Ericksen promoting Christmas Seals

Theresa Ericksen promoting Christmas Seals in the battle against tuberculosis, ca. 1924.

Black and white photograph of Theresa Ericksen, ca. 1930.

Theresa Ericksen

Theresa Ericksen, ca. 1930.

Ericksen, Theresa (1867–1943)

After graduating from Northwestern Hospital’s School of Nursing in 1894, Theresa Ericksen led a life of service as a healer, teacher, and promoter of public health and nursing education. Her legacy has ties to the Minnesota Nursing Association, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Christmas Seals, and Fort Snelling National Cemetery.

Black and white photograph of a Phyllis Wheatley House Health Program, ca. 1935.

Phyllis Wheatley House Health Program

Phyllis Wheatley House Health Program, ca. 1935.

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