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Georgia Williams Nursing Home

The Georgia B. Williams Nursing Home in Camilla, Georgia was the only facility where African-American women could deliver babies in Mitchell County, for many years prior to the Civil Rights Movement. It was owned by Beatrice ("Miss Bea") Borders (1892–1971), a midwife who delivered over 6,000 babies at the home between 1941 and 1971.The building is a bungalow residence at 176 Dyer St. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2011.The Georgia B. Williams Nursing Home operated until Borders' death in 1971.

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