Early Black American Leaders in Nursing: Architects for Integration and Equality / Edition 1

Early Black American Leaders in Nursing: Architects for Integration and Equality / Edition 1

by Althea Davis, Althea T. Davis
     
 

ISBN-10: 0763710091

ISBN-13: 9780763710095

Pub. Date: 03/11/1999

Publisher: Jones & Barlett Learning

This is the fascinating story of three Black women, Mary Eliza Mahoney , Martha Minerva Franklin, and Adah Belle Samuels Thoms, who are consi dered among the pioneers of nursing, and who were admitted into Nursin g's Hall of Fame for their efforts. This book highlights their family lives, personalities, commitment to womanhood, and their professional achievements.

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This is the fascinating story of three Black women, Mary Eliza Mahoney , Martha Minerva Franklin, and Adah Belle Samuels Thoms, who are consi dered among the pioneers of nursing, and who were admitted into Nursin g's Hall of Fame for their efforts. This book highlights their family lives, personalities, commitment to womanhood, and their professional achievements. These three women worked toward upgrading the quality of nursing education and all aspects of employment in practice for Black nurses. They sought integration and equality that required a great de al of work, time, and perseverance. Like architects, they were individ ually and collectively the founders, organizers, builders, and corners tones of a national movement.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780763710095
Publisher:
Jones & Barlett Learning
Publication date:
03/11/1999
Edition description:
1E
Pages:
343
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1Historical Overview: Cultural Influences1
2Mary Eliza Mahoney, 1845-192625
3Martha Minerva Franklin, 1870-196861
4Adah Belle Samuels Thoms, circa 1870-194399
5The Architects Seen Through a Prism139
6Implications for the Future163
Bibliography175
A1879 Annual Report of New England Hospital for Women and Children189
BA Letter from Pauline Lyons Williamson to Her Sister191
CThe Incorporation and Bylaws of the NACGN, Revised 1933-1939193
DA Study of the Present Status of The Negro Woman in Nursing, 1925223
EOriginal Announcement of the Establishment of the Mary Mahoney Medal225
FAnnouncement of Medal Awarded to Adah Belle Samuels Thoms227
GA Christmas Letter from Adah Belle Samuels Thoms229
HNational News Bulletin - The NACGN Pondered Their Future Direction231
ITelegram from the NACGN - National Headquarters Closes233

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