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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of May Edwards Chinn
RLIN number: NXCP87-A43
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Black Women Oral History Project
Description: Family origins, childhood, New York City; education, New York City public schools, Teachers College, Columbia University, 1917-22, College of Physicians & Surgeons, 1933; interest in music: teaching piano, United Service Organizations in World War I; Bellevue Hospital; private practice, Harlem, 1922-26; intern, Harlem Hospital; work at Strang Clinic, black colleagues; racial discrimination.
Extent: Transcript: 91 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact Schlesinger Library for information. Original oral history held by: Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College, Cambridge, MA 02138.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1979 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Chinn, May Edwards, 1896-1980
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1896
Speaker occupation: Physician
Age at speaking: 83
Document date: 1979
Interviewer: Dammond, Ellen Craft
Organizations discussed: Columbia University, New York, NY
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African Americans--Education; African Americans--Segregation; Columbia University, New York, NY; Medical education; North America; Oral history; Physicians; United States; Women physicians
Topics discussed - Other terms: Chinn, May Edwards, 1896-1980
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018194-13637