Kokila Bahadur Jersey City Medical Center Certificate



DESCRIPTION
Kokila Bahadur came as a nurse trainee at the Jersey City Medical Center in 1966, the year of Guyana's independence. The first in the Bahadur family to immigrate, Kokila Bahadur sponsored her husband, children and many dozens of other relatives through provisions of the 1965 Hart-Cellar Act, the immigration law that profoundly changed the demographics of the United States.

Kokila Bahadur worked for four decades as a nurse at the Jersey City Medical Center, serving children, including many HIV positive children in the 1980s and 1990s. This is the certificate in critical care nursing that she received from the hospital.

ADDITIONAL METADATA
Date: December 21, 1973
Subject(s): Kokila Bahadur
Type: Text
Source: Archival Creators Fellowship Program
Location: Jersey City, NJ

PROVENANCE
Collection: Gaiutra Bahadur Fellowship Project
Donor: Kokila Bahadur
Digitizer: Gaiutra Bahadur
Item History: 2020-08-24 (created); 2020-08-24 (modified)

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