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Grace Y. Ingleton

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Profession

Category:
CivicMakers
MedicalMakers
Occupation(s):
Community Activist
Healthcare Executive

Favorites

Favorite Color:
Purple
Favorite Food:
Cottage Cheese, Fruit
Favorite Time of Year:
Fall
Favorite Vacation Spot:
New Zealand
Favorite Quote:
Remember To Do Something Nice To Someone Else, It Will Make You Feel Better.

Birthplace

Born:
9/14/1936
Birth Location:
Panama City,

Profession

Category:
CivicMakers
MedicalMakers
Occupation(s):
Community Activist
Healthcare Executive

Favorites

Favorite Color:
Purple
Favorite Food:
Cottage Cheese, Fruit
Favorite Time of Year:
Fall
Favorite Vacation Spot:
New Zealand
Favorite Quote:
Remember To Do Something Nice To Someone Else, It Will Make You Feel Better.

Birthplace

Born:
9/14/1936
Birth Location:
Panama City
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Biography

Social activist and health care professional Grace Y. Ingleton was born on September 14, 1936, in Panama, Republic of Panama, In 1955, Ingleton migrated to Brooklyn, NY, and graduated from Prospect Heights high School. Later, she would attend Lincoln School for Nursing and receive a Nursing Diploma. Ingleton also earned B.S. and M.A. degrees in nursing from Long Island University. After graduating as a registered nurse, she joined the staff of Brooklyn Jewish Hospital.

Ingleton’s career in long term care began at Midway Nursing Home in 1973, where she has been the director of nursing services and administration for more than thirty years. Serving in this position, Ingleton has obtained several grants to prepare and present seminars and workshops on a variety of issues specific to the long term care industry and has consulted with many major health care organizations. She is also an adjunct nursing professor at the college and university level, lecturing at Medgar Evers College up to 2005. Ingleton is presently a nursing consultant to the Nursing Department at Parker Jewish Institute, part of Long Island Hospital.

Ingleton has been honored by several organizations including The Dedicators, Inc., the Caribbean Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc.; Imani Literary Reading Group, Inc.; Savacou Fine Art Gallery; Celebration of Black Artist; The Black Nurses Day Community Services Award for her community service and professional activities.

Grace Ingleton is married to Edward I. Ingleton, who live in Brooklyn, New York.

Grace Ingleton was interviewed by The HistoryMakers on August 1, 2012.

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  • Tape: 1 Story: 1 - Slating of Grace Y. Ingleton's interview
  • Tape: 1 Story: 2 - Grace Y. Ingleton lists her favorites
  • Tape: 1 Story: 3 - Grace Y. Ingleton describes her mother's family background
  • Tape: 1 Story: 4 - Grace Y. Ingleton talks about her maternal grandparents' migration to Panama
  • Tape: 1 Story: 5 - Grace Y. Ingleton talks about the West Indian community in Panama and the United States
  • Tape: 1 Story: 6 - Grace Y. Ingleton describes her mother's life in Panama
  • Tape: 1 Story: 7 - Grace Y. Ingleton describes the discrimination against West Indians in the Panama Canal Zone, pt. 1
  • Tape: 1 Story: 8 - Grace Y. Ingleton describes the discrimination against West Indians in the Panama Canal Zone, pt. 2
  • Tape: 2 Story: 1 - Grace Y. Ingleton describes her father's family background
  • Tape: 2 Story: 2 - Grace Y. Ingleton talks about her paternal grandparents' migration to the Panama Canal Zone
  • Tape: 2 Story: 3 - Grace Y. Ingleton describes her father's education and career
  • Tape: 2 Story: 4 - Grace Y. Ingleton describes her parents' personalities and who she takes after
  • Tape: 2 Story: 5 - Grace Y. Ingleton talks about her upbringing
  • Tape: 2 Story: 6 - Grace Y. Ingleton describes the sights, sounds and smells of her childhood
  • Tape: 2 Story: 7 - Grace Y. Ingleton remembers the Escuela Justo Arosemana in Panama City, Panama
  • Tape: 2 Story: 8 - Grace Y. Ingleton remembers learning to speak Spanish in Panama
  • Tape: 3 Story: 1 - Grace Y. Ingleton remembers an influential teacher
  • Tape: 3 Story: 2 - Grace Y. Ingleton describes her experiences of World War II in the Panama Canal Zone
  • Tape: 3 Story: 3 - Grace Y. Ingleton remembers the Liceo de Senoritas in Panama City, Panama
  • Tape: 3 Story: 4 - Grace Y. Ingleton describes her decision to attend high school in New York City
  • Tape: 3 Story: 5 - Grace Y. Ingleton describes her exposure to American culture in Panama
  • Tape: 3 Story: 6 - Grace Y. Ingleton remembers her transition to Prospect Heights High School in Brooklyn, New York
  • Tape: 3 Story: 7 - Grace Y. Ingleton recalls adapting to the winters in New York City
  • Tape: 3 Story: 8 - Grace Y. Ingleton describes her experiences at Prospect Heights High School
  • Tape: 4 Story: 1 - Grace Y. Ingleton remembers applying to nursing schools in New York City
  • Tape: 4 Story: 2 - Grace Y. Ingleton remembers the Lincoln School for Nurses in the Bronx, New York
  • Tape: 4 Story: 3 - Grace Y. Ingleton recalls meeting her husband
  • Tape: 4 Story: 4 - Grace Y. Ingleton describes the founding of The Dedicators, Inc., pt. 1
  • Tape: 4 Story: 5 - Grace Y. Ingleton describes the founding of The Dedicators, Inc., pt. 2
  • Tape: 4 Story: 6 - Grace Y. Ingleton talks about the Panamanian chapter of The Dedicators, Inc.
  • Tape: 4 Story: 7 - Grace Y. Ingleton recalls studying at Long Island University while working at the Brooklyn Jewish Hospital
  • Tape: 4 Story: 8 - Grace Y. Ingleton remembers joining the staff of the Midway Nursing Home in Queens, New York
  • Tape: 5 Story: 1 - Grace Y. Ingleton remembers her leadership of the Midway Nursing Home in Queens, New York
  • Tape: 5 Story: 2 - Grace Y. Ingleton recalls the racial tensions during her tenure at the Midway Nursing Home
  • Tape: 5 Story: 3 - Grace Y. Ingleton describes her career after leaving the Midway Nursing Home
  • Tape: 5 Story: 4 - Grace Y. Ingleton describes her work as a healthcare educator and consultant
  • Tape: 5 Story: 5 - Grace Y. Ingleton talks about the rewards of nursing administration
  • Tape: 5 Story: 6 - Grace Y. Ingleton describes Heart to Art, Inc.
  • Tape: 5 Story: 7 - Grace Y. Ingleton remembers the influence of Lawrence Dorsey
  • Tape: 6 Story: 1 - Grace Y. Ingleton recalls her introduction to in the black arts community
  • Tape: 6 Story: 2 - Grace Y. Ingleton talks about her art donation to the Links Foundation, pt. 1
  • Tape: 6 Story: 3 - Grace Y. Ingleton talks about her art donation to the Links Foundation, pt. 2
  • Tape: 6 Story: 4 - Grace Y. Ingleton reflects upon her interest in art
  • Tape: 6 Story: 5 - Grace Y. Ingleton talks about the Imani Literary Group, Inc.
  • Tape: 6 Story: 6 - Grace Y. Ingleton describes the philanthropy of the Imani Literary Group, Inc.
  • Tape: 6 Story: 7 - Grace Y. Ingleton reflects upon the importance of community engagement
  • Tape: 6 Story: 8 - Grace Y. Ingleton describes her hopes and concerns for the African American Community
  • Tape: 7 Story: 1 - Grace Y. Ingleton reflects upon her life
  • Tape: 7 Story: 2 - Grace Y. Ingleton describes her international travels
  • Tape: 7 Story: 3 - Grace Y. Ingleton reflects upon her legacy
  • Tape: 7 Story: 4 - Grace Y. Ingleton describes how she would like to be remembered