Pinder (Jean M. Martin) Papers

Portrait of Mercedes Simms Martin, mother of Jean M. Martin Pinder,
Mercedes Simms Martin, mother of Jean M. Martin Pinder, circa 1910s, Jean M. Martin Pinder papers, MS 212, African American Museum & Library at Oakland, Oakland Public Library.
Dates: circa 1910s-1972
Collection number: MS 212
Collector: Martin Pinder, Jean M.
Collection Size: .75 linear feet (1 box)

Guide to the Jean M. Martin Pinder Papers

Available at the African American Museum & Library at Oakland (AAMLO)

Jean M. Martin Pinder (1916-2014) was among the first African American women to graduate from the Yale School of Public Health and an advocate for health education policy and population family planning policy in pre- and early post-Independence-era Africa. The Jean M. Martin Pinder papers consist of various certificates and recognitions, photographs of Simms Martin family members, and a copy of Pinder’s 1935 San Francisco State University Franciscan yearbook inscribed by classmates and faculty.

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