Winifred May de Kok (1893-1969) and her children

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-4913]

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Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: Feb-35

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-4913

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Summary

South African born writer and broadcaster Winifred May de Kok (1893-1969) had attended medical school in England during the 1920s and was in medical practice until 1953, when she became a television broadcaster, engaging in discussions of family life and health on her BBC program Tell Me, Doctor. This photograph was distributed in connection with the 1935 publication of Guiding Your Child through the Formative Years (Emerson Books). The author of many popular books, such as New Babes for Old (1932) and Your Baby and You (1957), de Kok was married to a well-known short story writer, Alfred Edgar Coppard, and is shown with their two children.

Subject

De Kok, Winifred 1893-1969

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-4913

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

Feb-35

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Topic

  • Medicine
  • Women scientists

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

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SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-4913]

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