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Mary Seacole

Category: History - History of Midwifery
Location: Cambridge, Cambs - United Kingdom

Discusses the background and challenges for this nurse from Jamaica who became a healer during the Crimean War. Includes photos.

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GenderGap: American Women and the Military

Category: History - History of Midwifery
Location: Jacksonville, Florida - United States

Comprehensive information on the history of women in the U.S. military. A chronological sequence beginning with the Revolution (1775-1783)to World War II.

1940's: The Country Goes to War: World War II

Category: History - History of Midwifery
Location: WASHINGTON,DC - United States

From NursingWorld, ANA Centennial: Voices from the past...visions of the future.

Virginia Birthing Freedom

Category: History - History of Midwifery
Location: Floyd - United States

Grassroots effort to decriminalize midwifery in the Old Dominion. 1998, 1999, and 2000 legislative initiatives.

Citizens for Midwifery

Category: History - History of Midwifery
Location: Omaha,Nebraska - United States

A nationwide grassroots organization to promote the Midwifery Model of Care

National Stillbirth Society

Category: History - History of Midwifery
Location: Phoenix, Arizona - United States

Works to prevent stillbirths, also known as Sudden Antenatal Death Syndrome.

Honoring Female Military Nurses

Category: History - History of Midwifery
Location: Owings Mills, Maryland - United States

A story of the Women in Military Service for America Memorial by Jo Ann Klein, MS, RN. The memorial, in Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia was dedicated October 18, 1997.

Military Nurses in Vietnam

Category: History - History of Midwifery
Location: San Antonio, Texas - United States

This page is dedicated to the Red Cross, Special Services, Army Nurse Corps, and other civilian and military women who served in Vietnam.

Civil War Nurses

Category: History - History of Midwifery
Location: HERNDON, Virginia - United States

Discusses conditions and contributions of the approximately two thousand woman who volunteered in military hospitals during the Civil War.

GenderGap: World War II

Category: History - History of Midwifery
Location: Jacksonville, Florida - United States

Discusses nurses, POWs, volunteers, and drafting women nurses.

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