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Miss Mary-Mary Frances Hill Coley-Black Midwife, delivered more than 3,000 in the south. Featured in 1953 educational film by George Stoney to teach midwifery skills to others. It is still being used in third world counties because of its simplicity.

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3,000 men who helped build the Chase Manhattan Bank stand in the window spaces of the building, 1964.

‘A woman who succeeded despite the racial prejudice of influential sections of Victorian society’. Mary Jane Seacole (1805 – 14 May 1881), sometimes known as Mother Seacole or Mary Grant, was a Jamaican nurse best known for her involvement in the Crimean War. She set up and operated boarding houses in Panama and the Crimea to assist in her desire to treat the sick.

Mary and Molly (or "Mollie") Bell were two young women from Pulaski County, Virginia[ who disguised themselves as men and fought in the Civil War for the Confederacy for two years.

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W. Eugene Smith's Landmark Photo Essay, 'Nurse Midwife'

Nurse midwife Maude Callen, South Carolina, 1951