In Her Own Right

Student File, Correspondence Lillian E. Welch Class of 1917 Frederick Douglass Memorial Hospital and Training School

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Date created 1915-10-16
Creator Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing | University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
Description Correspondence regarding application, applicant's response to superintendent of nurses,
Size 2
Type Textual Materials
Subjects Mercy-Douglass Hospital | Frederick Douglass Memorial Hospital and Training School | Nursing School | African American, African American Nurses | Nurses | Student | Pennsylvania-Philadelphia | Welch, Lillian E. | Mercy-Douglass Hospital (Philadelphia, Pa.). School of Nursing | African American nurses | African American nursing schools | Minority women | Nurses--Training of | Nurses, Black | Nursing | Nursing schools | Women nurses | Women in medicine | Medical women
Geographical location 15th and Lombard, Philadelphia (Pa.)
Geographical location 171 Jones Street, Bluefield, West Virginia, United States| 16th St and Lombard St, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States|
Language Eng
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Contributing institution Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing | University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
Transcription [Page 1] 171 Jones Street Bluefield. W. Va. 10-16-’15 Miss E. M. Browne, Supt. of. Nurses, Frederick Douglas Hospital Lombard + Sixteenth Street. Philadelphia. Dear Miss Browne, Upon the arrival of your letter of the 4th I was out of town. + [and] just [Page 2] came in today + [and] found it here. I regret very much to have not let you heard from me before this date. No I didn’t say I was a graduate of. B.C.I. [Bluefield Colored Institute] but finished the High School work there. These are my marks from my last terms work, + this year I am taking 3rd. yr, normal work. Let me have your answer as soon as possible please. Truly yours. L. E. Welch.