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Aaron, Mary

 Person

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Aaron, Mary, 1981

 File — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains sixty oral history interviews (audio recordings) with African-American midwives who practiced in the southern United States, primarily Alabama. Interviews were conducted by Holmes in 1981, with support from an National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship. The interviews "...provide an extraordinary snapshot of midwifery, African American traditions, spiritual beliefs, and personal birthing experiences. Many of these women practiced in rural and impoverished areas and...
Dates: 1981

Linda Janet Holmes oral histories of African-American midwives

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00672
Overview Linda Janet Holmes is a women's health researcher, writer, independent scholar, and activist. She is a research scientist for the New Jersey Department of Public Health, has served as executive director of the New Jersey Office of Minority and Multicultural Affairs, and a board member of the National Black Women's Health Project. This collection contains sixty oral history interviews (audio recordings) with African-American midwives who practiced in the southern United States, primarily...
Dates: 1980-2008