Anna Nellum Robinson was Lynchburg’s second public health nurse, serving from 1923 until 1938. Her work in Lynchburg began immediately after her training at Hampton Institute and Dixie Hospital in Hampton, Virginia. In this 1990 photograph she is at the podium. To her right are Lavlette Smith, whose birthday is being celebrated, and Rev. Arthur Holmes of Eighth Street Baptist Church.
Loaned by Evanda Jefferson
Anna Nellum Robinson to Dorothy Mabin
In 1990 Anna Nellum Robinson wrote about her plans to attend a birthday celebration for Lavlette Smith, her fellow public health nurse, in Lynchburg later that year.