Child birth in America

For centuries, child birth occurred naturally with help of trained or experienced women. Midwives were often well trained women with children of their own. Midwives usually practiced within ethnic and class-based communities. In addition to helping with the birth, their fee often included check-up visits and assistance with household work for about a week. Although […]

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Light the Wick

The Rose Melnick Medical Museum has been featured on “Light The Wick,” a weekly video newsletter about people and events on Wick Avenue, Youngstown State University’s (YSU) arts corridor. The show typically includes profiles of students, staff, faculty, visiting artists, and administrators in the YSU arts scene as well as coverage of noteworthy events. The […]

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Summer Festival of the Arts!

Saturday, July 11th and Sunday, July 12th, 2009 Wick Aveune and the YSU campus will be packed with a variety of kids crafts, local art, and ethnic food! This year, the Rose Melnick Medical Museum will be open. This is a great time to check us out! As always, admission to the Museum is free. […]

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Nurses Appreciation Day

Youngstown State University, Maag Library, and the Rose Melnick Medical Museum would like to invite all local nursing students, practicing nurses, and retired nurses to a morning of recognition on Friday, May 8th. The event will be held at the Melnick Medical Museum starting at 8:30 am. The event will include several speakers, a light […]

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