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Book Talk: Seattle Pioneer Midwife

Thursday, Sep 11 7:00p

Join us for an evening with Susan E. Fleming, PhD, RN Perinatal CNS when she tells the story of her great-grandmother, a Norwegian descenadnt, Alice Ada Wood Ellis.
In 1900 Alice Ada Wood Ellis, had one year of nurses’ training, no license, and called herself a nurse. She was a single mother with two small children Myrtle 2 ½ years of age and Marie a 6-month-old baby. She ventured to Seattle on a locomotive steam train. She placed two beds in her front parlor and ran a birthing service, for a fee,
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