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1media/The Old Nurse.jpgmedia/cropped headshots ord_midwest_ms_shaw_e_box_0001_fl_003_003.jpg2022-08-12T19:24:05+00:00Stephanie Smith32447eb89658c8d2e132225a5fc609642e0932a0170A brief historical timeline of black nursingimage_header802023-01-24T22:56:40+00:00Stephanie Smith32447eb89658c8d2e132225a5fc609642e0932a0
The history of black nursing is far reaching and continues to evolve. However, to appreciate the historic milestones of the history of black nurses in Chicago, we must view them within the full journey of the black nursing experience.
Key image: Unnumbered page from the Edith Shaw and Provident Hospital photo album, circa 1931, courtesy of Newberry Library
Background image: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. (1864). The old nurse. Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-957e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99