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PDM Women's History

Dr. Yvonne Ophelia Jones

Written by Laurel Graham, Head of the Leon Levy Dental Medicine Library:

Dr. Yvonne Jones (PDM class of 1951), the first African American woman admitted to the national dental honorary society, Omicron Kappa Upsilon, was appointed to the Springfield (Mass.) Medical Board. An honor graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Dental School, Dr. Jones is the daughter of Dr. William B. Jones Sr. Springfield's first African American dentist. 

Headshot of Dr. Yvonne Jones

"Yvonne Ophelia Jones 253 Walnut St. Springfield, Mass. Smith College-A.B."

"Omicron Kappa Upsilon Fraternity" and class photo picturing 14 men and 2 women

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