Early Black American Leaders in Nursing: Architects for Integration and Equality / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- Jones & Bartlett 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. 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.