African American midwives -- South Carolina
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Dr. Elizabeth M. Bear collection
Identifier: AMN 1134
Abstract Elizabeth M. Bear is a Professor Emeritus and former director of the Nurse-Midwifery program at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) School of Nursing. Bear's collection is a reflection of her avid interest in the nurse-midwifery profession, notably focusing on the education of African-Americans midwives (lay and nurse-midwives).The majority of the collection contains photocopied journal, magazine and newspaper articles, reports, correspondence, and photographs; along...
Dates: 1922-2006; Majority of material found within 1941-1998
Carr family papers
Identifier: AMN 1073
Abstract The Carr Family were central members of the African-American community known as Maryville, South Carolina. Thomas Tobias Carr, Sr. (b. 1863) was the last Mayor to serve the town. His wife, Mary Green Carr (d. 1963) was a dressmaker and licenced midwife.The Carr Family Papers include correspondence, photographs, school related materials including diplomas, a family scrapbook, and other materials collected and/or generated by family members: Rosemary and Thomas Tobias Carr, III,...
Dates: approximately 1671-2009; Majority of material found within 1920-1995