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Changing the Face of Medicine Exhibition
Other National Library of Medicine Exhibitions
Pictures of Nursing: The Zwerdling Postcard Collection
Presents a selection of historic postcards that span a century of nursing imagery and investigates the hold these images exert on the public imagination—then and now.
A link to educational resources is provided.
Rise, Serve, Lead! America's Women Physicians
Focuses on how women physicians have made a difference through their medical practice and research, their work as activists, their service as administrators, and their mentorship to the next generation of physicians.
Library of Congress Resources
Digital Collection of the Drexel University College of Medicine's Legacy Center.
Below are links to digital collections of primary sources available via the website of Drexel University College of Medicine's Legacy Center. One of Drexel's predecessor institutions was the Women's Medical College of Pennsylvania, the first medical school for women.
The last link is to the website of Drexel University College of Medicine's Legacy Center at which you can search for more resources.
Doctor or Doctress? Explore American History through the Eyes of Women Physicians
Provides access to primary sources available i the "Women in Medicine" digital collection of the Drexel University College of Medicine's Legacy Center. One of Drexel's predecessor insittutions was the Women's Medical College of Pennsylvania, the first medical school for women.
Graduating from the Women's Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1886, Anandibai was the first high-caste Hindu woman to receive a medical degree.
Multiple collections of oral histories. Transcripts for only some of the individual histories are available online.
Women Physicians: 1850 - 1970
This collection consists of many formats documenting the history of women physicians beginning with the first medical school for women, Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania (WMCP
Oral Histories on Women in Medicine
Oral history interviews were conducted with 43 women physicians and medical students from 1976-1978 resulting in audio recordings, transcripts and support materials.The digital collection currently includes all the transcripts; audio recordings are available on-site at the archive.
Women in Medicine Photographs
Encompasses records for 6,000 images from the mid 1800s into the 1980s, illustrating College students at work and play, women physicians at work in offices, hospitals, and in clinics domestically and abroad, portraits, and research images.
American Association for the History of Nursing
Important Dates in the History of Nursing
Some of the entries contain links to additional information .
Gravesites of Prominent Nurses
Contains biographical and career information on the individual nurses. Also lists sources to consult for more information.
Nursing History Research Resources
While not a comprehensive list, it does include regional centers which serve as nursing repositories, a selection of web sites with both nursing and general history content, as well as other nursing history organizations.
A list of resources on the history of nursing and on historiography.