Antique Cabinet Card Photograph 1st Black African American Nurse Chicago IL
Subject: On back To Uncle Sanford Taylor. Artissmisia Pollard- first Black licensed nurse in Illinois. Anyone who has ever experienced sibling envy wouldn't want to be born into the Pollard family. Amongst the first generation of Pollards to be born in Chicago were the first Black head coach in the NFL, the first Black licensed nurse in Illinois, an early producer and director of silent films, the first Black woman graduate of Northwestern University, and an internationally touring jazz musician. The parents of these esteemed children built a life as the first Black residents of Rogers Park on Chicago's North Side, and their grandchild won a medal at the Olympics.
Cabinet card is in antique condition with some wear. Please contact to make arrangements.