NURSING ST VINCENT WINDWARD ISLANDS MARCH 1955 (TR 7109) | Nurse Elsie Sandy picking cosmos flowers outside the nurses' hostel in the grounds of the Colonial Hospital on St Vincent. Nurse Sandy, who is 21, comes from Canouan, one of the Grenadine dependencies of St. Vincent, and is in charge of the childrens' ward of the hospital.
Students line up for rubella vaccinations in this photo from a 1970 Public Health Service brochure. The vaccination was a tough sell because it wasn't these kids' health that was at stake. The campaign appealed directly to Americans' sense of responsibility to the wider community.