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Photograph by
Smith, W. Eugene, American, 1918 - 1978
Subject of
Unidentified Child or Children
Unidentified Woman or Women
Unidentified Man or Men
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (sheet): 9 3/16 x 13 1/2 in. (23.3 x 34.3 cm)
H x W (image): 10 15/16 x 13 7/8 in. (27.8 x 35.2 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted
Berkeley County, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date
1951
Caption
Outside a clinic held in school, crowd waits to see Maude. On one afternoon, with one assistant, she gave 810 typhoid shots, later went out and delivered another baby.
W. Eugene, Smith “Nurse Midwife: Maude Callens Eases Pain of Birth, Life and Death.” Life, December 3, 1951, 143.
Description
A black-and-white photograph of several men, women and children. There are cars and a building in the background with more people. The back of the photograph is stamped and has the number "92" written on it.
Topic
African American
Medicine
Photography
Social reform
Women
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, purchased with funds provided by The Phillip and Edith Leonian Foundation
Object number
2013.114.13
Restrictions & Rights
© W. Eugene Smith - Time and Life Pictures/Getty Images. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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