Allen, Virginia (1931 – )

Allen, Virginia (1931 – )

  • <p>Past Woman of Achievement Virginia Allen, 2005, arrives for the 2015 Women of Achievement awards luncheon Thursday, April 16, 2015 at the Hilton Garden Inn. (Staten Island Advance/Bill Lyons).</p>

Read and hear Virginia Allen, the last remaining Black Angel, remember her time at Seaview Hospital at:

Read about Virginia, "The Last Black Angel" in NY Nurse from February 2019 at:

Coming soon: Read The Black Angels: The Untold Stories of the Nurses who helped Cure Tuberculosis by Maria Smilios. Learn more at:

  • <p>Virginia Allen, a former Black Angel, holding a clipping celebrating their work. Image courtesy of Digital Diaspora Family Reunion.</p>
  • <p>Virginia Allen and Maria Smilios. Image courtesy of Maria Smilios.</p>