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Elizabeth Blackwell : first woman doctor of modern times

Author: Adele Glimm
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of Elizabeth Blackwell, America's first woman doctor, drawing from eyewitness accounts, diary entries, newspaper clippings, and other documents to examine her work as a physician and crusader for women's rights in the mid-1800s.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Biographies
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Elizabeth Blackwell; Elizabeth Blackwell; Elizabeth Blackwell
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Adele Glimm
ISBN: 0071343350 9780071343350
OCLC Number: 42659825
Description: 124 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: The First Step on a Long Journey --
The Unusual Education of the Blackwell Daughters --
Fire, Riots, Cholera, and Sailing to America --
More Cholera, Abolitionists, The Great Fire of 1835, and a Runaway Slave --
A Terrible Loss, Struggling to Survive, and a Brave New Direction --
Doing the Impossible, Impractical, and Unwomanly --
A Lady Medical Student is Either Mad or Bad --
Helping to Heal at the Women's Hospital --
First Woman Doctor --
At Last! --
Disaster Strikes Paris --
Success in London --
Struggling to Succeed in New York --
"A Child Will Have a Place in my Heart" --
Turning an Old House into a New Hospital --
Training Nurses for the Civil War --
This Medical College is for Women.
Responsibility: Adele Glimm.
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This text follows the life of Elizabeth Blackwell, the first female physician in the USA, from her harrowing struggles through medical school and internship, to her triumphant openings of the New  Read more...

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