Mary Seacole, Revisited

The History Chicks May 10, 2021



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For International Nurses Day, we’re revisiting our coverage of Mary Seacole. While, technically, she wasn’t a nurse, she was very much a brave medical caregiver, a “doctress,” an entrepreneur, and one heck of a jam-maker who served those fighting at the front of the Crimean War (and so much more.) If you are interested in a more directly related nurse episode, we recommend our coverage of Florence Nightingale (as well as several others, mentioned in this episode.)

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