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Unknown [Photograph of nurses in New Haven, Connecticut]


Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09823.04 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: New Haven, Connecticut Type: Photograph Date: 1921 Pagination: 1 photograph ; 20.7 x 25.9 cm.

Summary of Content: One photograph dated 1921 of nurses at the VNA dispensary in New Haven, Connecticut. Image portrays women and children inside the dispensary.


Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: Red CrossNursesMedical HistoryAfrican American HistoryAfrican AmericansWomen's History

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