— Founder, The Breathing Association, 1906 —In 1906. Carrie Nelson Black founded the Columbus Society for the Prevention and Control of Tuberculosis. now The Breathing Association. A woman ahead of her time, she volunteered as President and Chief Executive for thirty years, using her keen vision and marked executive ability. Mrs. Black also founded the instructive District Nurses Association (1898), Mother's Day in Ohio (1911) and the Columbus Cancer Clinic (1921). the first free cancer clinic in the United States. She served as Director of the Ohio Society for the Prevention of Tuberculosis and initiated building of the first tuberculosis cottages, Open Air School, and Nightingale Cottage. Married to Probate Judge and Columbus Mayor Samuel L. Black, she was a pioneer and health crusader who spent her life in service to humanity. As a visionary and civic leader, Carrie Nelson Black had the ability to motivate others to share her passion to care for those less fortunate.
|Placed By||The Ohio Breathing Association, and The Ohio Historical Society|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, April 4th, 2015 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17T E 324292 N 4435554|
|Decimal Degrees||40.05193333, -83.05991667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 3.116', W 83° 3.595'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 3' 6.96" N, 83° 3' 35.7" W|
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|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling West|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1520 Old Henderson Rd, Columbus OH 43220, US|
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