About the project
About the play
Reminiscences of My Life in Camp by Susie King Taylor
In her searing memoir, Susie King Taylor—the first Black Nurse to serve in the Union Army during the American Civil War—describes her four years, without formal training or pay, caring for wounded and sick soldiers of the 33rd United States Colored Infantry Regiment. She also offers her reflections on life and conditions after the war in a powerful indictment of the Jim Crow South that speaks to the present moment with prescience and clarity.
The Susie King Taylor Project Highlights
The Susie King Taylor Project
The Susie King Taylor Center for Jubilee and on Zoom / 2023
Watch the full recording of The Susie King Taylor Project premiere, which starred Tracie Thoms and was broadcast globally with The Susie King Taylor Center for Jubilee as the central ground site. This premiere was co-presented as part of The Nurse Antigone initiative by Theater of War Productions, the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics, the Resilient Nurses Initiative - Maryland, and DAV (Disabled American Veterans).
Samira Wiley's invitation to The Susie King Taylor Project
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