Portrait of a midwife at the West Florida Midwives Institute at Florida A&M College in Tallahassee, Florida.

Portrait of a midwife at the West Florida Midwives Institute at Florida A&M College in Tallahassee, Florida.


Image Number

  • SBH0256

Year

  • ca 1933

Series Title

General Note

  • The Board initiated a midwife licensing program in 1931 to reduce infant mortality and to promote maternal and child health.
  • "When joked by the younger women about wearing the big bow or ribbon in her hair, she explained that her husband who was dead had given her that ribbon seven years ago and that she kept it for 'high dress.'"
  • "Attended a delivery on Saturday. The following Sunday she walked ten miles with suitcase and midwife bag to meet the bus in order to attend the institute."
  • Accompanying note: "Midwives photographs - with captions from J. Graves photo book"

Rights

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 5 x 3 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Subject Corporate

Subject Meeting

Shelf Number

  • Location: 20328, B.
Portrait of a midwife at the West Florida Midwives Institute at Florida A&M College in Tallahassee, Florida.
Portrait of a midwife at the West Florida Midwives Institute at Florida A&M College in Tallahassee, Florida.

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Chicago Manual of Style

Portrait of a midwife at the West Florida Midwives Institute at Florida A&M College in Tallahassee, Florida. ca 1933. Black & white photoprint, 5 x 3 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/44710>, accessed 25 June 2019.

MLA

Portrait of a midwife at the West Florida Midwives Institute at Florida A&M College in Tallahassee, Florida. ca 1933. Black & white photoprint. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 25 Jun. 2019.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/44710>.

AP Style Photo Citation

(State Archives of Florida)