National Black Nurses Association, Chicago Chapter Archives

Dates: 1970-2005. Size: 38 linear feet. Accession #2003/04. Chicago Public Library, Woodson Regional Library, Vivian G. Harsh Research Collection of Afro-American History and Literature. The Chicago Chapter of National Black Nurses Association, established in 1970, is dedicated to collective action by nurses to investigate and advocate for the health care needs of African Americans, and to implement strategies that ensure access to equal health care. The archives include official documents, minutes, programs, investigative reports, correspondence, clippings, photographs and memorabilia. [Partially processed]