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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Lena Frances Edwards-Madison
RLIN number: NXCP87-A49
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Black Women Oral History Project
Description: Family background and education, Howard University, B.S. 1921, MD 1924; medical practice in Jersey City, New Jersey, 1924-1954 and 1968-1970; instructor of medicine, Howard University, 1954-1960; St. Joseph's Mission, Hereford, Texas, 1960-1965; Labor Department Committee for Employment Security; Manpower Committee, Head Start, Washington, D.C., 1965-1968; Outreach Program, Lakewood, New Jersey; part-time work at Veterans Hospital, 1970-1975; work with senior citizens: special medical problems, nursing homes; awards and honorary degrees, Alcoholics Anonymous, Cancer Society; work to prevent birth defects; natural childbirth; service as lay Franciscan.
Extent: Transcript: 84 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 1977 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Edwards-Madison, Lena Frances
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker occupation: Activist; Medical doctor
Document date: 1977
Interviewer: Tate, Merze, 1905-
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African Americans--Medical care; African Americans--Social conditions; Medical education; Medicine; North America; Oral history; Physicians; Race relations--United States; Social service; United States; Women physicians
Topics discussed - Other terms: Edwards-Madison, Lena Frances
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018259-13702