Elizabeth Blackwell

Elizabeth Blackwell

America's First Female Doctor

Book - 2009
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Each title in this series takes an in-depth and critical look at a leading contemporary or historical figure, examining his or her early life, rise to prominence, accomplishments, and lasting influence with the help of time lines, index, and glossary.

Gareth Stevens Pub
Impossible! Unheard of! When Elizabeth Blackwell decided to become a doctor, she repeatedly heard those comments. In mid-19th century, medicine was not a field open to women. But Blackwell wouldn’t let that stop her from earning a medical degree at New York’s Geneva Medical College in 1849. Blackwell’s determination to succeed led her to become America’s first woman doctor. Her pioneering spirit opened the door for women in medicine, inspiring generations that followed.

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Presents the life and accomplishments of the first American woman to attend medical school and become a doctor.

Publisher: Pleasantville, NY : Gareth Stevens Pub., 2009
ISBN: 9781433900556
Branch Call Number: J B BLACK
Characteristics: 112 pages : illustrations (some color), color map, portraits ; 24 cm


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