Medicine: Negro Nurse

Gladys L. Catchings is supervisor of the obstetrical department of the Freedman's Hospital in Washington.* Last summer she wished to take a post graduate course in obstetrics at Sloane Maternity Hospital. Sloane Maternity, with Presbyterian Hospital and other institutions, makes up Manhattan's splendid new Medical Centre. Negroes have contributed their mites (about $60,000) to that Medical Centre. Presbyterian Hospital, a component, was founded in 1868 to provide medical treatment for all persons without regard to creed, race or any other distinctions. Although Presbyterian Hospital now has no colored people among its board, staff, interns or nurses, it has had.†

So Supervisor Gladys...

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