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Madeline Moysey's Red Cross nurses cape

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Madeline Moysey's Red Cross nurses cape


Madeline Moysey (class of 1911) wore this uniform and cape while serving with the Johns Hopkins Base Hospital 18. In 1919 after the war, she married Benjamin F. Kline, a 1911 graduate of the school of medicine who served with her in the Hopkins Unit. At her death in 1971, her daughter wrote:

She was always proud to have been a ‘Hopkins girl’ and her years there and those she spent with the Hopkins Unit in France during World War I were the most outstanding, exciting, and fulfilling ones of her whole life.

A dark blue, woolen cape worn with a World War 1 uniform. The cape has a high collar, with a single button clasping it at the base of the collar. A red cross is sewn on the left breast. The inside lining of the cape is a bright red color. The cape's collar also has 2 metal clasps.


circa 1917-1919

Is Part Of

Johns Hopkins Nursing Historical Collection


wool cape


Artifact 8482A

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Original Format

Wool cape