Brief Biography of Tugabai Kukde
A brief biography of Mary Kukde, one of the first women from India to receive her degree in medicine in the United States, dated April 6, 1911. The biography, written by Edith Brown, M.D., Principal of the Women’s Medical College of Pennsylvania, states that Dr. Kukde attended the College from January 1903-March 1906 and lists the classes she took.
Women medical missionaries in India
From left: Dr. Mabell Sammons Hays, Dr. Mary Maya Das Lal, Dr. Anna Ruth Winter Korteling. Mabel and Anna graduated from the Woman's Medical College in 1923 and Mary in 1908. The photo was taken in Allahabad, India.
Photograph of Gurubai Karmarkar, an 1892 graduate from Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania.
Old world girls to be M.D.'s
A newspaper article describing the upcoming graduation of Miss Dora Chatterjee as only the third "Native Hindu" woman to graduate from the college.
Letter from Shevantibai M. NiRambe to Dr. R. Bodley
Letter from Shevantibai M. NiRambe to Dean of Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania, Dr. Rachel Bodley. Writing from India, NiRambe expresses her desire to study medicine in England or the U.S., and mentions that she had read Bodley's introduction for Pandita Ramabai's book The High Caste Hindu Woman (1888).
Photograph of Dora Chatterjee
Dora Chatterjee from her class photograph as a student at the Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania. She graduated with her M.D. in 1901.
"First Hindu Woman Here Studying Medicine Is a Brilliant Student"
Photograph in a newspaper of Premala Shahane of Maharashtra, student at the Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania, circa 1928-29. The caption indicates that Shahane's first name is 'Pamela', though elsewhere she is identified as 'Premala'. The caption also incorrectly states that Shahane was the first "Hindu Woman" at the Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania.
Medical Co-eds From Far-away Lands
Newspaper clipping featuring portraits of Premola Shahane Poona, Saniyeh Habboob, and Mary Markuze, three students at the Woman's Medical College of Philadelphia.
Three Little Maids at Medical School
Newspaper clipping featuring a photograph of Premola Shahane Poona, Saniyeh Habboob, and Mary Markuze, three students at the Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania taken between 1928 and 1929.