African American Midwives Recognized


Midwife Class City of Savannah Health Center Under Supervison of Miss Helen Bond, R.N. These midwives are all trained and under supervision, and are faithful allies of the health department in the work of improving the health of colored people. These midwives all have yearly licenses to practice issued in accordance with the ordinance of the City of Savannah and the laws of the State of Georgia. They all attended monthly midwife classes, all have yearly health certificates, and all make prompt reports of all births to the City Health Department. First Row (sitting) Maggie Whitfield, Mary Lou Irving, Sara Mars Amelia Hargroves, Janie Fields. Second Row (standing) Georgia Barron, Anna Duncan, Ida Collins, Mattie Cuyler, Lucy King, Katie Gibbs

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