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Working with the State

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/9781496818911.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Beyond their work as maternity care practitioners lay midwives fulfilled a crucial role in public health and this chapter describes their value as an extension of the state board of health. From ... More


1923–1925: A Fresh Start

Barbara Barksdale Clowse

in A Doctor for Rural America: The Reforms of Frances Sage Bradley

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179773
eISBN:
9780813179780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179773.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Bradley moved to Berea, Kentucky, where she wrote a variety of stories and articles based on her medical field work. She then replaced an ill colleague, administering Sheppard-Towner programs in ... More


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