A Look Back At The NC Association Of Colored Graduate Nurses

ASU Author/Contributor (non-ASU co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Phoebe Ann Pollitt PhD, Associate Professor (Creator)
Appalachian State University (ASU )
Web Site: https://library.appstate.edu/

Abstract: When NCNA formed in 1902, membership privileges were extended only to white nurses. Although North Carolina was then home to several high caliber nursing schools for African Americans, including St. Agnes in Raleigh, Lincoln in Durham, and Good Samaritan in Charlotte, their graduates were barred from participating in the only professional nursing organization in the state. Membership in the American Nurses Association was granted only to members of state affiliates until 1948; therefore, ANA membership was denied to all southern African American nurses until that time.

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Pollitt P. A Look Back at the NC Association of Colored Graduate Nurses. Tar Heel Nurse. 2016;78(5):13. Publisher version of record available at: https://login.proxy006.nclive.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=rzh&AN=118185926&site=eds-live&scope=site
Language: English
Date: 2016
African Americans, Nursing, nursing history, American Nurses Association

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