America Artists and
African American History -
This website is for African American Artists and an on-line portal
for both African America Artists and African American History. The website
contains 1000's of links and 100's of Slave Narratives and full text of
historical literature. The primary aim of this website is to encourage
research activity on people of African descent and to provide information
to the study of the African Diaspora.
Belle Samuel Thoms
- A crusader for equal opportunities for blacks in nursing. She was one of
the first to recognize a new field for nursing, public health.
Aetna: 2004 African American History Calendar: History - History of
African American Nurses, from 1783 - 1999
African American Nurses have long history with the American Red -
Undeterred by initial rejection, Davis persisted and in l9l7 became the
first African American Red Cross nurse officially approved by the
African American Women Nurses -
Black women who have served as nurses, often in wartime.
Black Nurses in History: A Bibliography and Guide to Web - Is both an
excellent bibliography and guide to online resources.
Breakthroughs for Black Military Women
- Traces the path of African-American servicewomen to full military
participation in timeline format.
Brief History of Black Women in the Military
- Reveals the largely unrecognized and unrewarded contributions of
African-American servicewomen from the early patriots to the women of
today's modern military.
National Black Nurses Association - (NBNA) Welcome - Dedicated
advancement of African-American nurses and improving the healthcare of
Nursing Old Wounds - Recollections
by Nancy Leftenant-Colon, as the first black nurse in the Regular Nurse
Corps in 1942.
The Crile Archives Current Project -
employs an historical perspective, utilizing personal interviews,
archival photographs, motion picture footage, music and narration, to tell
The Oral Histories -
Oral History Association
9 October 1997. Copyright
©, Kellogg African American Health Care Project, 2000.
UNC-TV:PGM: North Carolina Nurses: A Century of Caring - African -
African-American Nurses, Carolyn Henderson, ORGANIZING THE PROFESSIONS FOR
Volunteering For Risk: Black Military Women Overseas during
the Wars in Korea and Vietnam - Tells how
African-American military women demonstrated their willingness to accept
the risks of serving overseas.