Photograph by
Smith, W. Eugene, American, 1918 - 1978
Subject of
Callen, Maude E., American, 1898 - 1990
Fuller, Annabelle, American, 1930 - 1999
Unidentified Man or Men
Date
1951
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W: 13 1/2 x 10 1/2 in. (34.3 x 26.7 cm)
Caption
Accident case is brought to Maude's door one night. Annabelle Fuller was seriously cut in an auto accident and Maude had given her first aid. Now the girl returns to have her dressing changed.
W. Eugene, Smith “Nurse Midwife: Maude Callens Eases Pain of Birth, Life and Death.” Life, December 3, 1951, 138.
Description
A black-and-white photograph of two men carrying Annabelle Fuller into a building. Maude Callen is leaning out of the doorway and holding onto her leg, which is in a cast. The back is stamped and inscribed.
Place depicted
Pineville, Berkeley County, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Topic
Black Enterprise
Health
Labor
Medicine
Midwifery
Photography
Rural life
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
2013.114.16
Restrictions & Rights
© W. Eugene Smith - Time and Life Pictures/Getty Images. Permission required for use.
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5d28d42a6-7a9a-44b3-b4f9-1b5779cc5bbf

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