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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Florence Jacob Edmunds
RLIN number: NXCP87-A66
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Black Women Oral History Project
Description: Family background, childhood, education and black community, Pittsfield, Massachusetts; Lincoln Hospital Nurses Training program, New York City, 1917-20; visiting nurse, Henry Street Settlement, 1921-23; development of hospital social service field; Harlem in the early 1920s; nursing instruction, Red Cross, World War II; teacher and health coordinator, Pittsfield General Hospital, 1956-68; music and civic activities, honors and awards.
Extent: Transcript: 58 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 1980 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Edmunds, Florence Jacob, 1890-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1890
Speaker occupation: Nurse
Age at speaking: 90
Document date: 1980
Interviewer: Hill, Ruth Edmonds
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African Americans--Medical care; African Americans--Social conditions; Nurses; Nursing; Nursing--Study and teaching; Oral history
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018449-13892