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State Archives of Florida
African American midwife holding twins.
Series 904, Midwife program files, 1924-1975 ; Box 4, FF13
Maternal and infant welfare
Maternal health services
Women's health services
Ethnicity, African American
Ethnicity, African diaspora
African Americans--Health and hygiene
Children--Health and hygiene
African American midwives
Location: 20328, B.
In 1931 the Board initiated a midwife licensing program to reduce infant mortality and to promote maternal and child health.
Accompanying note: "Emaciated 3 weeks old colored twins - no wage earner in family, insufficient food for mother. This case was referred to local nurse, Mrs. Julia Kline, through S.B.H. nurse."
Subject - Corporate
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African American midwife holding twins. 20th century. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 16 May. 2022.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/44540>.