Two African American midwives.

Two African American midwives.


Image Number

  • SBH0124

Year

  • ca 1944

Series Title

General Note

  • The Board initiated a midwife licensing program in 1931 to reduce infant mortality and to promote maternal and child health.
  • The taller midwife had her license revoked after supposedly treating women for "body trouble" with a vaginal packing made with U.S. Marine tobacco.
  • Accompanying note: "Leon County, at Tampa and Tallahassee Midwife Institutes, etc."

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Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 5 x 3 in.

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Shelf Number

  • Location: 20328, B.
Two African American midwives.
Two African American midwives.

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Chicago Manual of Style

Two African American midwives. ca 1944. Black & white photoprint, 5 x 3 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/44602>, accessed 25 March 2019.

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Two African American midwives. ca 1944. Black & white photoprint. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 25 Mar. 2019.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/44602>.

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(State Archives of Florida)