A biography is a detailed description or account of someone's life and the times, which is told by a different author. In addition to impersonal facts, it also portrays the subject's experience of those events.
Contains biographies of 132 nursing leaders. This volume records the movement of nursing and of women into the American (and Canadian) mainstream and serves as a key to documenting the changes in attitude toward professional women during the last part of the twentieth century.
In celebrating the history of the black nursing experience, the author relates the role model-worthy biographies of three Nursing Hall of Fame women: Mary Eliza Mahoney, Martha Minerva Franklin, and Adah Belle Samuels Thoms.