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Found 2 collections related to African American nurses

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Demby family
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 106
1.4 linear feet
Edward Demby was the first black Bishop of the Protestant Episcopal Church, his wife Antoinette M. Demby was a member of the first graduating class of nurses from Howard University's Freedmen's Hospital. Bishop Demby's collection, 1893-1957,... more
Lincoln School for Nurses
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 248
2.26 linear feet (4 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
The Lincoln School for Nurses, a privately endowed institution, was founded in 1898 in the Bronx, to train Black women to become nurses at a time when this kind of education was not available. The collection consists primarily of printed material.