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WNYC Radio: The Story of the Sea View Hospital Black Angels at The Staten Island Museum

All Of It with Alison Stewart

In the past year, the “Black Angels” of Sea View Hospital on Staten Island have been recognized for their contributions as nurses involved in developing a groundbreaking treatment for tuberculosis. A new exhibition at The Staten Island Museum, Taking Care: The Black Angels of Sea View Hospital, just opened, and features objects the nurses used in their work, as well as more information about the harsh conditions in which they had to operate. For the first day of Black History Month, we’re joined by the show’s curators Rylee Eterginoso and Gabriella Leone, and Virginia Allen, one of the last surviving Black Angels.

screen shot of wnyc media player for All Of It with Alison Stewart and a historic photo of three Sea View nurses