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Archives & Special Collections: Noles, Eva

The Monroe Fordham Regional History Center

Personal Papers: Noles, Eva [1940-1980]

Mrs. Eva Noles was a Buffalo African American nurse with the distinction of being numerous “firsts” of her race.  Autobiographical material and resumes are included in container #1.  The papers were indexed and microfilmed by Buffalo State College students, Kerry Palmer, Stacy Ocko, and Ronna Runion in 1982.  The students worked under the supervision of Monroe Fordham. Mrs. Eva M. Noles is a Registered Nurse, a Nursing Educator, and a former Director of Nursing at Buffalo's world-renowned Roswell Park Cancer Institute, and  the first black nurse to train in Buffalo. Mrs. Noles worked hard to end prejudice and train nurses in her thirty year tenure at Roswell Park.

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Eva Noles


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