History of Black Midwives Timeline – International Center for Traditional Childbearing (ICTC)
For all of your tireless work, cooking, washing, ironing and raising your family and other people's children; we salute you.strong black women who helped "raise" this nation.
"Aunt Dora Queen" a Midwife in Eufaula, Alabama, circa,
Sibby Kelly- born a slave and was a midwife in Georgia.
While the media goes berserk over a royal baby in England, LIFE focuses on a heroic South Carolina nurse and midwife named Maude Callen.
Frances Wilson, Frances, a 23 year old student at Tennessee State University, was expelled for her participation in the Freedom Rides along with 14 other students. In the expelled students.
Jessie Redmon Fauset Coined as one of the “midwives” of the Harlem Renaissance by poet Langston Hughes
Phillips, Midwife (Wyoming State Archives) Many African Americans who migrated west after the Civil War achieved a level of financial independence that seemed nearly impossible elsewhere. Phillips is dressed as a prosperous lady.