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Found 4 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
Osborne, Estelle Massey, 1901-1981
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 158
Correspondence relating to Osborn's activities with the National League for Nursing. Also, report entitled "Brief Statement of the National Picture of Health" by Osborne and an article she wrote on black insurance companies.
New York Black Nurses Association
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 744
3.25 linear feet (4 boxes)
The New York Black Nurses Association (NYBNA) is composed of registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and nursing students. Among its goals are recruting more Black men and women into the profession and working toward improved health care for... 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.