Recent Articles

"A History of New York City to 1898"
These exerpts contain information about the career that followed Dr. Blackwell's graduation from Geneva Medical College.

"Celebrating 150 Years of Women in Medicine: The Legacy of Elizabeth Blackwell"
This article appeared in the Alumni Journal, the publication of the Syracuse Medical Alumni Association/Foundation of Upstate Medical University.

"Blackwell in Residence: A Legacy Reborn"
An article from the fall 1994 issue of the Pulteney Street Survey, Hobart and William Smith's alumni magazine, explores the creation of the Elizabeth Blackwell Statue on campus.

"The Entry of Women into Medicine in America: Education and Obstacles 1847-1910"
An article by Meryl S. Justin, with extensive references.

"A Persistent Rebel"
A detailed examination of Blackwell's struggle in the field, taken from the January 1981 issue of American History Illustrated.

"Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell: Determination Helped Her Break Medical Barriers For Women"
The August 10, 1999 issue of Investor's Business Daily notes the importance of Blackwell's career as a stepping stone for all women in medical professions.

Exerpts from "A History of New York City to 1898"
Edwin G. Burrows and Mike Wallace note the importance of Blackwell's importanct contributions to the city of New York.

"History of the New York Infirmary"
Copied from The Silver Bell issued for The Benefit of the New York Infirmary for Women and Children, by Alice Duer Miller, this artcle discusses some of the barriers Dr. Blackwell encountered in her collegiate and professional careers.

"On This Day: March 19, 1864"
Taken from the New York Times Learning Network, which featured a cartoon from Harper's Weekly about a sanitary fair. Dr. Blackwell was active in the Sanitary Commission, and the article gives history about the Commission and Dr. Blackwell's involvment.

"Woman Attends Medical School"
Copied from the publication Old News, May/June 2003 issue. Author Michael Fuller gives a history of Blackwell's life, from her decision to enter medical school to her death.


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