Martin Luther King, Jr. Day & Black History Month display

The Library is featuring a special display for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and Black History Month. Come check out our collection of books and media about the African American experience in history and medicine. Featured titles include:

  • coverAfrican-American Medical Pioneers, by Charles H. Epps, Jr., Davis G. Johnson, and Audrey L. Vaughan
  • African American Medicine in Washington, D.C.: Healing the Capital During the Civil War Era, by  Heather Butts
  • Against All Odds: The Legacy of Students of African Descent at Harvard Medical School before Affirmative Action, 1850-1968, by Nora N. Nercessian
  • sullivanAgainst the Odds: Blacks in the Profession of Medicine in the United States, by Wilbur H. Watson
  • Breaking Ground: My Life in Medicine, by Dr. Louis W. Sullivan
  • Early Black American Leaders in Nursing: Architects for Integration and Equality, by Althea T. Davis
  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot
  • Living and Dying in Brick City: An E.R. Doctor Returns Home, by Sampson Davisdavis
  • Under the Knife: How a Wealthy Negro Surgeon Wielded Power in the Jim Crow South, by Hugh Pearson

All books are available to check out from the Library.

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