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Guide to the Jean M. Martin Pinder Papers
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Description
Jean M. Martin Pinder (1916-2014) was among the first African American women to graduate from the Yale School of Public Health and an advocate for health education policy and population family planning policy in pre- and early post-Independence-era Africa. The Jean M. Martin Pinder papers consist of various certificates and recognitions, photographs of Simms Martin family members, and a copy of Pinder’s 1935 San Francisco State University Franciscan yearbook inscribed by classmates and faculty.
Background
Jean M. Martin Pinder (1916-2014) was among the first African American women to graduate from the Yale School of Public Health and an advocate for health education policy and population family planning policy in pre- and early post-Independence-era Africa. Born on September 2, 1916 in Oakland, California, she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and her RN certification from UC Berkeley in 1940, taught in the nursing program at Dillard University, 1942-46, and went on to graduate from Yale School of Public Health in 1947.
Extent
.75 linear feet (1 box)
Restrictions
Permission to publish from the Jean M. Martin Pinder Papers must be obtained from the African American Museum & Library at Oakland.
Availability
No access restrictions. Collection is open to the public.