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At the Vanguard: The National Medical Association and the National Hospital Association

Vanessa Northington Gamble

in Making a Place for Ourselves: The Black Hospital Movement, 1920–1945

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195078893
eISBN:
9780199853762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195078893.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The National Medical Association (NMA) was one of the organizations actively involved in the campaign to open up hospitals to black staff. The establishment of the National Hospital Association ... More


Making a Place for Ourselves: The Black Hospital Movement, 1920–1945

Vanessa Northington Gamble

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195078893
eISBN:
9780199853762
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195078893.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book examines an important event that displays an intersection of African-American history and American medical history—the black hospital movement. Black physicians associated with the two ... More


Conclusion: The Black Hospital—A Vanishing Medical Institution

Vanessa Northington Gamble

in Making a Place for Ourselves: The Black Hospital Movement, 1920–1945

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195078893
eISBN:
9780199853762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195078893.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter assesses the impact of the black hospital movement and discusses the status of the contemporary black hospital using the historical perspective developed throughout the book. Due to the ... More


Connecting Medicine with the State:: From Missionary Medicine to Public Health, 1860–1928

Sean Hsiang-lin Lei

in Neither Donkey nor Horse: Medicine in the Struggle over China's Modernity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226169880
eISBN:
9780226169910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226169910.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter 3 explores how the Chinese state, unconcerned with medical matters until the outbreak of the Manchurian plague, metamorphosed in only twenty-five years into a government that built a Ministry ... More


“An Example for the Rest of the Nation”: Challenging Racial Injustice at Saint Elizabeths, 1910–1955

Martin Summers

in Madness in the City of Magnificent Intentions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190852641
eISBN:
9780190060138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190852641.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine, American History: 20th Century

This chapter covers the various challenges to Saint Elizabeths’ segregationist culture made by both black Washingtonians and the federal government over the first half of the twentieth century. It ... More


The Road to Henryton and the Ends of Progressivism

Samuel Kelton Jr. Roberts

in Infectious Fear: Politics, Disease, and the Health Effects of Segregation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832592
eISBN:
9781469605890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807894071_roberts.11
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter illustrates how the question of what constituted rationally organized and efficient society and to what degree citizens should be left out of the planning process was still up for ... More


Overcoming Challenges

Jenny M. Luke

in Delivered by Midwives: African American Midwifery in the Twentieth-Century South

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496818911
eISBN:
9781496818959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496818911.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

As one explanation for the longevity and centrality of lay midwifery in southern childbirth culture, chapter 11 focuses on the lack of medical support and hospital facilities available to African ... More


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