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  • Dr. Tallant, professor of obstetrics at WMCP outside the college‚Äôs maternity clinic c. 1923 (From the Clara Dickinson scrapbook Acc1993.01)

    Guardian of the Health of Negro Women: The Work and Legacy of Dr. Virginia Alexander

    June 11, 2020

    Dr. Virginia Alexander graduated from the Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1925. In the 1930s, she established a clinic from her home in Philadelphia to provide health services to the African-American community, mainly pregnant women. The blog describes how her work has impacted the African-American community and how her legacy lives on in Asasiya Muhammad, who runs Inner Circle Midwifery, and others who share her vision and values. (The Legacy Center Blog)

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