Class ring


Title
Class ring
Description
When students graduate from high school or college they often buy a class ring to celebrate their accomplishments. This class ring belonged to Helen Massengill Creech, R.N., a 1949 graduate of Rex Hospital School of Nursing in Raleigh, North Carolina. The ring features many symbols that represent both Ms. Creech’s chosen profession and the time she spent in nursing school. Among the symbols engraved in the ring are a modified caduceus, and a skull and crossbones. Ms. Creech’s initials and year of graduation are engraved on the inside of the ring. The ring features a blue gem stone and is made of 10 k gold.
Date
1949
Original Format
jewelry
Extent
Local Identifier
Country Doctor Museum
Subject(s)
Spatial
Location of Original
Country Doctor Museum
Rights
This item has been made available by The Country Doctor Museum for use in research, teaching, and private study. Researchers are responsible for using these materials in accordance with Title 17 of the United States Code and any other applicable statutes. For information regarding reproduction, please contact The Country Doctor Museum at hslcdm@ecu.edu;
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