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Elizabeth Blackwell : America's first female doctor

by Somervill, Barbara A.

Format: Print Book 2009
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Plum Community Library Juvenile Biography J 92 BLA
Location  Plum Community Library
Collection  Juvenile Biography
Call Number  J 92 BLA
Presents the life and career of the successful anchorwoman who also raises money for cancer research and other causes.
Chapter 1 A Woman Doctor! What Next? 7
Chapter 2 Family Ties, Family Struggles 15
Chapter 3 Life Changes 25
Chapter 4 The First Woman in Medical School 33
Chapter 5 Studies Abroad 45
Chapter 6 Dr. Blackwell, Open for Business 59
Chapter 7 The Civil War Era 71
Chapter 8 Pioneer Work 81
Chapter 9 A Life Well Spent 91
A Conversation With Julie Gerberding 101.

Additional Information
Series Life portraits.
Subjects Blackwell, Elizabeth, -- 1821-1910.
Women physicians -- United States -- Biography.
Physicians -- United States -- Biography.
Publisher Pleasantville, NY :Gareth Stevens Pub.,2009
Language English
Description 112 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (page 107) and index.
ISBN 9781433900556 (lib. bdg.)
1433900556 (lib. bdg.)
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