Healthy twins, who were delivered a day apart last year by Maude, get a quick one-over when she stops in to see them and to pump herself a drink of water. Only about 2% of her patients are white.
W. Eugene, Smith “Nurse Midwife: Maude Callens Eases Pain of Birth, Life and Death.” Life, December 3, 1951, 138.
A black-and-white photograph of Maude Callen working a hand water pump and holding a tin container under the spigot. A woman holding a baby is standing next to her, watching. Another baby is sitting on the floor next to their feet. The back has marks and inscriptions on it.