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The TIME Vault: 1955

Maude Callen on duty. In December 1951, LIFE published one of the most extraordinary photo essays ever to appear in the magazine. In W. Eugene Smith’s pictures, the story of a tireless South Carolina nurse and midwife named Maude Callen working in the rural South in the 1950s. She served as “doctor, dietician, psychologist, bail-goer and friend” to thousands of poor (most of them desperately poor) patients.

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Little known black history facts

Ophelia DeVore Born in 1922 in Edgefield, South Carolina, in a large middle-class family, DeVore moved to New York in 1938, did some modeling, and later attended New York University, where she majored in mathematics. In 1946 she launched the Grace Del Marco Agency, one of the first modeling agencies and charm schools to book African Americans. The agency counts alumni such as Diahann Carroll, Cecily Tyson, Gil Noble, Camille Cosby, and Richard Roundtree, among others

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Unidentified Couple, circa1920, photo by Richard Samuel Roberts, via South Carolina ETV, Flickr set

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Top 10 des plus belles photos de baisers, enfin les plus célèbres

'a late night kiss - harlem, new york' photo: george s. zimbel (19510

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W. Eugene Smith's Landmark Photo Essay, 'Nurse Midwife'

Maude Callen on duty. In December 1951, LIFE published one of the most extraordinary photo essays ever to appear in the magazine. In W. Eugene Smith’s pictures, the story of a tireless South Carolina nurse and midwife named Maude Callen working in the rural South in the 1950s. She served as “doctor, dietician, psychologist, bail-goer and friend” to thousands of poor (most of them desperately poor) patients — only two percent of whom were white.

W. Eugene Smith, Country Doctor Ernest Ceriani in a dazed state of exhaustion, having a cup of coffee in the hospital kitchen at 2 a.m. after performing a cesarean section where the baby & the mother died due to complications.Kremmling, CO, US, September 20, 1948. LIFE Magazine.

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Le loft (1957 – 1965)

W. Eugene Smith. Carole Thomas compagne de Smith 1957-65