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African Canadian women were barred from attending schools of nursing. The case was taken to the Ontario Human Rights Commission. In 1948 the first African Canadian women to graduate from Hotel Dieu Hospital in Windsor were Colleen L. Campbell and Marian V. Overton.
 
Hotel Dieu - graduates of St. Joseph School of Nursing (1948 – 1961)
 
Colleen L. Campbell
Marian V. Overton
Frieda Parker (Steele)
Cecile Wright
Letitia Burke
Dorothy Richards
Agnes Scott
Bernice Wright
Lylia Walls
Helen Turner
Theresa Patterson
Eleanor Wright
Myrtle Peterson
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