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Childbirth -- United States -- 20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Carol Leonard papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00206
Overview Midwife. The Carol Leonard Papers document the general practice of midwifery, the legal status of lay midwifery in the State of New Hampshire, and Leonard's profession as a midwife. Types of materials include correspondence, primarily from Leonard's clients expressing gratittude and describing their experiences and feelings following childbirth; photographs; documentation of her travel to Russia in 1990 to help improve maternity care there; records of Leonard's work towards the legalization and...
Dates of Materials: 1966-2010

Informed Homebirth/Informed Birth and Parenting records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00382
Overview Women's health care organization. Records include teaching manuals for childbirth education and childbirth assistant training, conferences, and workshops; publications on home birth and midwifery; video and audio tapes; and some professional papers of founder Rahima Baldwin Dancy.
Dates of Materials: 1975 - 1999

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 of Materials: 1979 - 2010

Patricia Bernstein papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00775
Overview The collection contains papers related to Patricia Bernstein's 1993 book, "Having a Baby: Mothers Tell Their Stories," including multiple manuscript drafts, research materials, release forms, and photographs.
Dates of Materials: 1896 - 2004

Prison Birth Project records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00728
Overview The Prison Birth Project (2008-2017) worked to "support, encourage, and train currently and formerly incarcerated mothers and trans* parents to become community leaders within a reproductive justice framework." The records include administrative files, program and event planning materials, forms, newsletters and other publications related to midwifery and the Prison Birth Project. Of particular interest are photos and videos of various events, curriculum materials related to Doula training; and...
Dates of Materials: 1993 - 2018