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Adah Belle Thoms: Biography


In 1923, she remarried, to Henry Smith, who died within the year.



  • Mary Elizabeth Carnegie, The Path We Tread: Blacks in Nursing Worldwide,1854-1994 Second Edition, National League for Nursing Press
  • Althea T. Davis, Early Black American Leaders in Nursing: Architects for Integration and Equality, Jones & Bartlett Publishers, 1999 ISBN 0-7637-1009-1 study of Mary Eliza Mahoney, Martha Minerva Franklin, and Adah Belle Samuels Thoms
  • Darlene Clark Hine, Black Women in White: Racial Conflict and Cooperation in the Nursing Profession, 1890-1950 Indiana University Press, 1989
  • Mabel Keaton Staupers, No Time for Prejudice: A Story of the Integration of Negroes in Nursing in the United States, Macmillan, 1961
  • Adah Belle Samuels Thoms, The Pathfinders: A History of the Progress of Colored Graduate Nurses 1929 first history of African American nurses
  • "Thoms, Adah Belle Samuels", Black Women in America, 2d edition Oxford University Press

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