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The HistoryMakers video oral history with Vera Ricketts.

Author: Vera Ricketts; Harriette Cole; Matthew Hickey; HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection),
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
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Vera L. Ricketts was born in October 1923 in Indianapolis, Indiana, and graduated from Crispus Attucks High School in Indianapolis. She received her B.S. degree in pharmacology from Butler University in Indianapolis. Ricketts first served as a pharmacist for Howard University Hospital in Washington, D.C., before joining Duke University Hospital in Durham, North Carolina, also as a pharmacist. In 1966, Ricketts  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Oral histories
Internet videos
Interviews
Named Person: Vera Ricketts
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Vera Ricketts; Harriette Cole; Matthew Hickey; HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection),
OCLC Number: 1003150993
Credits: Videographer, Matthew Hickey.
Performer(s): Harriette Cole, interviewer.
Event notes: Recorded
Los Angeles, California
2017 July 23.
Description: 1 online resource (4 video files (2 hr., 1 min., 13 sec.)) : sound, color.
Other Titles: History Makers video oral history with Vera Ricketts
Vera Ricketts

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Vera L. Ricketts was born in October 1923 in Indianapolis, Indiana, and graduated from Crispus Attucks High School in Indianapolis. She received her B.S. degree in pharmacology from Butler University in Indianapolis. Ricketts first served as a pharmacist for Howard University Hospital in Washington, D.C., before joining Duke University Hospital in Durham, North Carolina, also as a pharmacist. In 1966, Ricketts became a founding member of the Theta Mu Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority in Los Angeles. She co-founded the Inglewood Pacific Chapter of The Links Incorporated in 1979, and in 1981, was selected president, auxiliary to the National Medical Association, serving through 1982. In 1983, Ricketts was elected president of The Links Incorporated, Inglewood Pacific Chapter, serving through 1985. In 2017, Ricketts and husband, the late Dr. William Newton Ricketts, M.D. were recognized for over 30 years of international service to the people of Haiti.

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