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National Association of Colored Graduate Nurses records

Title
National Association of Colored Graduate Nurses records, 1908-1958.
Author
National Association of Colored Graduate Nurses.
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StatusVol/DateFormatAccessCall NumberItem Location
Mixed materialRestricted use Sc Micro R 6565Schomburg Center - Manuscripts & Archives
r. 1Mixed materialUse in library Sc Micro R-6565 r. 1Schomburg Center - Research & Reference
r. 2Mixed materialUse in library Sc Micro R-6565 r. 2Schomburg Center - Research & Reference

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Description
  • 2.2 linear ft.
  • 2 microfilm reels.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Scrapbooks.
Note
  • Photographs transferred to Photographs and Prints Division.
Access (note)
  • Researchers are restricted to microfilm copy.
Additional Formats (note)
  • Collection available on microfilm;
Source (note)
  • National Association of Colored Graduate Nurses
Biography (note)
  • Under Martha Minerva Franklin's guidance, 52 nurses assembled to form the National Association of Colored Graduate Nurses in 1908 and Franklin was elected president. Its aim was to achieve higher professional standards, end discriminatory practices against black nurses, and develop leadership among black nurses. NACGN was dissolved in 1951.
Call Number
Sc Micro R 6565
OCLC
122686937
Author
National Association of Colored Graduate Nurses.
Title
National Association of Colored Graduate Nurses records, 1908-1958.
Type of Content
text
Type of Medium
microform
Type of Carrier
microfilm reel
Additional Formats
Collection available on microfilm; Scholarly Resources, Inc.
Access
Researchers are restricted to microfilm copy.
Summary
Records document the organization and development of the Association consisting of minutes, 1908-1937; correspondence, including letters from the Citizens' Advisory Committee especially documenting efforts to integrate black nurses into the Armed Forces during World War II, 1937-1951; reports and speeches, 1937-1955; studies and surveys, 1940-1950; and printed material consisting of newsletters, convention programs, pamphlets, press releases, and scrapbooks of news clippings of the Association and black women in the nursing field.
Biography
Under Martha Minerva Franklin's guidance, 52 nurses assembled to form the National Association of Colored Graduate Nurses in 1908 and Franklin was elected president. Its aim was to achieve higher professional standards, end discriminatory practices against black nurses, and develop leadership among black nurses. NACGN was dissolved in 1951.
Finding Aids
"National Association of Colored Graduate Nurses Records, 1908-1951" in "Manuscript Collections from the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture: Guide to the Scholarly Resources Microfilm Edition." Wilmington, DE: Scholarly Resources, Inc.
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Sc Micro R 6565
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