License to Practice Midwifery for Carrie Jones

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Title

License to Practice Midwifery for Carrie Jones

Alternative Title

Jones Midwifery License

Subject

Sanford (Fla.)
Midwives--United States
Licenses--Florida

Description

A License to Practice Midwifery, issued by the Florida State Board of Health, certifying the completion of midwifery requirements by Carrie Jones. The certificate was issued in Sanford, Florida, on July 23, 1943, and signed by Dr. Lucille J. Marsh, the Director of the Bureau of Maternal and Child Health. Jones originally served as a midwife at Fernald-Laughton Memorial Hospital, located at 500 South Oak Avenue in Sanford. Along with her daughter, Marie Jones Francis, Jones co-founded the Jones-Francis Maternity Hall, located at 621 East Sixth Street in Georgetown, an historic African-American neighborhood in Sanford.

Source

Original license, July 23, 1943: Florida State Board of Health, Jacksonville, Florida: Private Collection of Daphne F. Humphrey.

Date Created

1943-07-23

Date Issued

1943-07-23

Contributor

March, Lucille J.
Humphrey, Daphne F.

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original license, July 23, 1943: Florida State Board of Health, Jacksonville, Florida.

Is Part Of

Marie Jones Francis Collection, Georgetown Collection, Sanford Collection, Seminole County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

212 KB

Medium

1 license certificate

Language

eng

Type

Text

Coverage

Sanford, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Civics/Government Teacher

Provenance

Originally created by the Florida State Board of Health and owned by Carrie Jones.
Inherited by Daphne F. Humphrey.

Rights Holder

Copyright to the resource is held by Daphne F. Humphrey and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Contributing Project

Curator

Firpo, Julio R.

Digital Collection

Source Repository

Private Collection of Daphne F. Humphrey

External Reference

"Oral History of Daphne F. Humphrey." Interview by Julio R. Firpo. Home of Daphne F. Humphrey. April 8, 2011. Audio record available. RICHES of Central Florida.
Flewellyn, Valada Parker, and the Sanford Historical Society. African Americans of Sanford. Charleston, South Carolina: Arcadia Publishing, 2009.

Transcript

No. 459

FLORIDA STATE BOARD OF HEALTH
JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA

Date of Issue July 23, 1943

License to Practice Midwifery
This is to Certify, That
Carrie Jones
of Sanford, Florida County of SEminole Florida, has met the requirements of Chapters 457 and 154, Sections 381.49 - 381.57, Florida Statutes 1941.

State Health Officer
Lucille J. Marsh, M.D.
Director, Bureau of Maternal and Child Health

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