Meet the first professional nurse at Mayo Clinic and wife of Dr. Charlie – dedicated and strong-willed, her story resonates today.

Mayo Clinic Heritage Films produces original documentaries and dramatizations about key aspects of Mayo's history. With the generous support of our benefactors, these award-winning films include cinematography of the highest quality; rare photos, movies and artifacts; and interviews with people who took part in historic events. Enjoy these preview clips and visit http://marketplace.mayoclinic.com/shop/Merchandise/dvd to purchase the full-length DVD. Proceeds from the sale of each film support Mayo's not-for-profit mission of excellence in patient care, research and education.