Somewhere between 1497 and 1501, a Black woman in the early village of Santo Domingo established the first hospital-like healing facility of the Americas

Title

Somewhere between 1497 and 1501, a Black woman in the early village of Santo Domingo established the first hospital-like healing facility of the Americas

Subject

Early colonial Santo Domingo

Description

Manuscript

Source

España. Ministerio de Cultura, Archivo General de Indias|CUNY Dominican Studies Institute
España. Ministerio de Cultura, Archivo General de Indias

Date

1696 - Oct 20
Oct. 20, 1696

Rights

Ministerio de Cultura, Educación y Deporte, Spain

Format

Hand-written manuscript on paper

Identifier

DSI0125

Coverage

16th Century
Seville

Files

22194224-Panel-2.jpg

Collection

Citation

“Somewhere between 1497 and 1501, a Black woman in the early village of Santo Domingo established the first hospital-like healing facility of the Americas,” Dominican Studies Institute, accessed May 16, 2021, http://ccnydigitalscholarship.org/dsi-blacks-in-america/items/show/125.