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Student nurse lighting candle
Date Issued: 1961-12-28
Postage Value: 4 cents

Commemorative issue
Nursing
Student nurse lighting candle

This stamp design honored the 100th anniversary of the nursing profession in the United States. An urgent need for skilled nurses was created by the Civil War. Training programs developed at that time laid the foundations for the profession, which more than 18,000 American men and women enter each year.

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