Mary Mahoney

Meet Mary Eliza Mahoney, the First Licensed Black Nurse in the U.S.
Meet Mary Eliza Mahoney, the First Licensed Black Nurse in the U.S.

Mary Eliza Mahoney was the first Black woman to become a licensed nurse in the United States, according to the National Women’s History Museum . After working as a janitor, cook, washwoman, and nurse’s aide at the New England Hospital for Women and Children, Mahoney was admitted into their...

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