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Women and Chiropractic: Women in the Early Profession

This guide focuses on women and chiropractic.

The Profession for Women


The Profession for Women book cover

This 19 page booklet, produced by the Ross College of Chiropractic was produced in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Historical Sources

Other Chiropractic Schools

International Female Graduates

First woman chiropractor in Australia

 Helen McKenzie was the first Australian graduate, completing her studies at Palmer in 1923.

She is pictured here in an advertisement for the practice that appeared in The Chiropractor, May 1931.

Palmer Women's Dormitory


Palmer Women's Dorm

Picture of Palmer College Women's dorm, August 1963.

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