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Collection Number: P0019

Collection Title: Bailey Daniel Webb Photographic Collection, circa 1885-1973 (bulk 1937-1940s)

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Nurse Kate Webb Williamson with patient (African American baby) and makeshift incubator at public health clinic in Granville County, N.C., 1940s; P0019/0010_0001, in the Bailey Daniel Webb Photographic Collection (P0019), North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


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Size 41 items.
Abstract Dr. Bailey Daniel Webb, a descendent of the Webb family of the Granville, Person, and Orange counties area of North Carolina, was a student in the graduate school at the University of North Carolina in chemistry (1937-1939) and biochemistry (1939-1941). She was an early female graduate of Duke University School of Medicine (M.D., 1946) and then a pediatrician in private practice in Durham Co., N.C., 1949-1987. Webb was recognized with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Distinguished Alumna Award in 1998. Her sister, Kate Webb Williamson, was a public health nurse in Granville County in the 1940s and later served as supervisor of public health nurses in Cumberland County, N.C. Kate Williamson was the recipient of UNC-Chapel Hill's first Margaret Dolan Award in 1973. The Bailey Daniel Webb photographs date from circa 1885 to 1973 and consist of black-and-white photographic prints depicting Webb family members and family homes; students and faculty in chemistry, biochemistry and medicine at the University of North Carolina during the period from 1937 to 1941, when Bailey Webb was enrolled there; M.J. Rosenau of the UNC School of Public Health; and images of public health clinics, patients (African American women and children), and staff in Oxford, Berea, and Weldon, N.C., during the 1940s, when Kate Webb Williamson served in those areas as a nurse. Also included is an image from 1973 of Kate Williamson receiving the Margaret Dolan award from UNC-Chapel Hill.
Creator Webb, Bailey Daniel.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Restrictions to Use
No image in this collection may be reproduced without the permission and consent of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Bailey Daniel Webb Photographic Collection #P0019, North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Gift of Bailey Daniel Webb, 1991. Accession number 30468.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Dr. Bailey Daniel Webb, a descendent of the Webb family of the Granville, Person, and Orange counties area of North Carolina, was a student in the graduate school at the University of North Carolina in chemistry (1937-1939) and biochemistry (1939-1941). She was an early female graduate of Duke University School of Medicine (M.D., 1946) and then a pediatrician in private practice in Durham Co., N.C., 1949-1987. Webb was recognized with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Distinguished Alumna Award in 1998. Her sister, Kate Webb Williamson, was a public health nurse in Granville County in the 1940s and later served as supervisor of public health nurses in Cumberland County, N.C. Kate Williamson was the recipient of UNC-Chapel Hill's first Margaret Dolan Award in 1973.

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The Bailey Daniel Webb photographs date from circa 1885 to 1973 and consist of black-and-white photographic prints depicting Webb family members and family homes; students and faculty in chemistry, biochemistry and medicine at the University of North Carolina during the period from 1937 to 1941, when Bailey Webb was enrolled there; M.J. Rosenau of the UNC School of Public Health; and images of public health clinics, patients (African American women and children), and staff in Oxford, Berea, and Weldon, N.C., during the 1940s, when Kate Webb Williamson served in those areas as a nurse. Also included is an image from 1973 of Kate Williamson receiving the Margaret Dolan award from UNC-Chapel Hill.

Additional information about the Webb family can be found in Our Webb Kin of Dixie, written in 1940 by Bailey and Kate Webb's father, William James Webb.

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Contents list

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41 items.

Arrangement: Chronological.

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Black and White Photographic Print P0019/0001

Webb family home, Tally Ho, N.C.: "Photo made at Tally Ho in southern Granville County about 1885. The home of James Hazel Webb (1829-1902), and Kate Russell Webb (1869-1928). Children: Addie, Mary, Bessie, Ruth, J. Frederick, William James, Rob, and Hazel. James Edwin Webb, administrator of NASA whe the moon shots were planned, was also born at Tally Ho," circa 1885 #P0019, Series: "Photographs, circa 1885-1973 (bulk 1937-1940s)." Printbox 1, Bwpprint P0019/0001

2 images

Black-and-white photographic print, copy negative

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Black and White Photographic Print P0019/0002

"Webb, Alexander S. (1804-1849)" (written on back; card-mounted portrait made by W. Shelburn, Durham, N.C., likely dates from 1880s), circa 1880s #P0019, Series: "Photographs, circa 1885-1973 (bulk 1937-1940s)." Printbox 1, Bwpprint P0019/0002

1 image

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Black and White Photographic Print P0019/0003

"Webb, John Maurice," circa 1890s #P0019, Series: "Photographs, circa 1885-1973 (bulk 1937-1940s)." Printbox 1, Bwpprint P0019/0003

1 image

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Black and White Photographic Print P0019/0004

Webb family home, Hillsborough, N.C.: "Old Webb homestead at Hillsboro, taken 1917. Several generations lived here. James Webb home," 1917 #P0019, Series: "Photographs, circa 1885-1973 (bulk 1937-1940s)." Printbox 1, Bwpprint P0019/0004

1 image

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Black and White Photographic Print P0019/0005

Webb family home, Alamance County, N.C.: "The Oaks: Mrs. A.S. Webb and family. Alexander S. Webb home at Oaks, N.C. the 'back home' for generations of James Webb descendants. This old picture taken many years prior to 1940. Shows Cornelia Adeline, Aunt Susan, Uncle Sam with visiting kin," circa 1910s #P0019, Series: "Photographs, circa 1885-1973 (bulk 1937-1940s)." Printbox 1, Bwpprint P0019/0005

1 image

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Black and White Photographic Print P0019/0006

Webb family home, Alamance County, N.C.: "The Oaks: Mrs. A.S. Webb (Lucy Adeline) and son Sam Webb," circa 1910s #P0019, Series: "Photographs, circa 1885-1973 (bulk 1937-1940s)." Printbox 1, Bwpprint P0019/0006

1 image

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Black and White Photographic Print P0019/0007

"Webb, Sam, Alexander 'Tip' Webb and Robert 'Sawney' (?) Webb at Confederate Veterans' Reunion, probably 1920s," circa 1920s #P0019, Series: "Photographs, circa 1885-1973 (bulk 1937-1940s)." Printbox 1, Bwpprint P0019/0007

1 image

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Black and White Photographic Print P0019/0008

University of North Carolina faculty and students, 1937-1941 #P0019, Series: "Photographs, circa 1885-1973 (bulk 1937-1940s)." Printbox 1, Bwpprint P0019/0008

18 images

Prints made at the University of North Carolina while Bailey Webb was a student. Includes portraits of faculty and students associated with the Medical School, Chemistry and Biochemistry. Individuals identified as Dr. Milton J. Rosenau, Frank Low, Ward Ferrell, Ruth Leonard, Agnes Dolvin, Isaac Manning, Bill Taylor, "Dr. Bullitt," Dr. and Mrs. Edward Pliske, Ed Hedgepeth, Harold Brown, Russell Halmon, Jim Duckett, "Dutch" Schultze, "Slim" Gulledge, Ellington Beavers, Ed Andrews, "Barney" Happoldt, Jimmy Langston, George Deeble, Gus Miller, Bailey Webb, Gene Cornatzer, Jimmie Taylor and Lib Anderson (Mr. and Mrs. James A. Taylor), and Mary Kapp.

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Black and White Photographic Print P0019/0009

"Scenes in Oxford and Berea Public Health Clinics," 1940s #P0019, Series: "Photographs, circa 1885-1973 (bulk 1937-1940s)." Printbox 1, Bwpprint P0019/0009

5 images

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"Right upper: Evelyn Chesson; Right middle: Dr. Ballard Norwood. Lower Right: Kate Webb and Dr. Tony Berea." Photos also show African American patients at clinics.

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Black and White Photographic Print P0019/0010

"Kate Webb at Public Health Clinics in Granville County and Weldon, N.C.," 1940s #P0019, Series: "Photographs, circa 1885-1973 (bulk 1937-1940s)." Printbox 1, Bwpprint P0019/0010

8 images

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African American patients at clinics. Captions read "Rickets; Flood Refugees, Weldon, August 1940; Makeshift incubator; Kate Webb weighing a baby."

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Black and White Photographic Print P0019/0011

"Patient at Public Health Clinic at Berea, Granville County in 1940s; Kate Webb Williamson nurse," 1940s #P0019, Series: "Photographs, circa 1885-1973 (bulk 1937-1940s)." Printbox 1, Bwpprint P0019/0011

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African American woman and child.

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Black and White Photographic Print P0019/0012

"Kate Webb Williamson, first Margaret Dolan Award Recipient, Cumberland County Health Department," 1973 #P0019, Series: "Photographs, circa 1885-1973 (bulk 1937-1940s)." Printbox 1, Bwpprint P0019/0012

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Processing Information

Processed by: North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives, 1991; Elizabeth Hull, December 2010

Encoded by: Elizabeth Hull, December 2010

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