The HistoryMakers video oral history with Dr. Muriel Petioni.

Community leader and school physician Muriel Petioni was born on January 1, 1914. She spent her early childhood years in Trinidad and Tobago before moving with her family to Harlem, New York, where her father set up a private practice. In 1950, she established her own practice in the same office use...

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Imprint:Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Description:1 online resource (7 video files (3 hr., 24 min.)) : sound, color.
Language:English
Subject:Petioni, Muriel, -- 1914-2011 -- Interviews.
African Americans -- Interviews.
African Americans.
Internet videos.
Interviews.
Nonfiction films.
Oral histories.
Oral histories.
Internet videos.
Nonfiction films.
Format: E-Resource Video
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11312914
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Varying Form of Title:History Makers video oral history with Dr. Muriel Petioni
Dr. Muriel Petioni
Other authors / contributors:Petioni, Muriel, 1914-2011, interviewee.
Richardson, Julieanna L., interviewer.
Bieschke, Paul, director of photography.
HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection), production company.
Sound characteristics:digital
Digital file characteristics:video file
Notes:Videographer, Paul Bieschke.
Julieanna L. Richardson, interviewer.
Recorded New York, New York 2001 May 18.
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Summary:Community leader and school physician Muriel Petioni was born on January 1, 1914. She spent her early childhood years in Trinidad and Tobago before moving with her family to Harlem, New York, where her father set up a private practice. In 1950, she established her own practice in the same office used by her father. She maintained her practice for forty years. Petioni served for thirty years as school physician in Central Harlem for the New York City Department of Health, as well as the supervising physician for Central Harlem and East Harlem from 1980 to 1984. In 1974, she founded the Susan Smith McKinney Steward Medical Society for Women, a professional association for black women physicians, continuing her interest in the advancement of women in medicine. She spent sixth decades of community health work in Harlem. Dr. Petioni passed away on December 6, 2011, at the age of 97.