Oral history; photos, articles and magazines relating to nursing career at Hastings, Korea with Save the Children Fund and Plunket
Elsie Leipst came to the Knowledge Bank at Stoneycroft to go through her collection and add extra information to it, 17 June 2015
Nurse Elsie Leipst
Elsie Leipst as a first-year nursing trainee, 1939
Elsie Leipst in 1960 – graduated as a New Zealand Registered Nurse in 1942
Elsie Leipst, dog Trixie, and her father outside the flat, March 1964
Elsie Leipst with Glenda Leiche’s baby
Photo caption – “4th generation, great-grandmother my school friend”
Ida Russell, former matron at Hawke’s Bay Fallen Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital, Hastings, and Elsie Leipst, February 1990
Elsie Leipst at a nursing conference in Dublin – standing on the right of the mayor
She was the delegate for New Zealand at the conference which was attended by people from around the world.
Elsie Leipst at her farewell from East Cornwall Hospital, Bodmin, Cornwall, England, 1947
At back on left is Sister Florence Hendy
1 – aged 6 months, 1921
2 – aged 2, 1922
3 – with brother, Tom, and their uncle, July 1930
Elsie Leipst in Israel, about 1952
Stamp on rear of photo – “Tiberias”
Working for Save the Children Fund in Korea, 1960-62
Photo captions –
1 – Home visiting Youn Son Aa – after discharge from wing.
2 – Home of Lee Young Ee. Shack by the stream. 9 living in this dwelling. Repairs were made to the roof after the rain.
3 – Home visiting in widows’ home, Masan. This building put up by Govt. Each cubicle 8’ x 8’ with wooden partitions on sides.
Miss E.L. Leipst
N.Z.R.N. M.N. PL. DIP. OF NURSING P.H.
ADO. THE SAVE THE CHILDREN FUND
P.O. BOX 20
Elsie Leispt with Yung Ja (left) and Derx Ja, Masan, Korea, 1962