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  • Rebecca Woodham
    Arthur Davis Shores

    Long before marches and demonstrations made the civil rights movement a feature of nightly newscasts,...
  • A. J. Wright
    Halle Tanner Dillon

    Halle Tanner Dillon (1864-1901) was an African American physician who became the first woman certified to practice medicine in Alabama.
  • A. J. Wright
    Medical Association of the State of Alabama (MASA)

    Organized in 1847, the Medical Association of the State of Alabama (MASA) became the first statewide...
  • A. J. Wright
    Graefenberg Medical Institute

    The Graefenberg Medical Institute, founded in 1852 in Dadeville, Tallapoosa County, was the first functioning...
  • A. J. Wright
    Lloyd Noland

    Physician Lloyd Noland (1880-1949) served with Alabamian general William C. Gorgas in the Panama Canal...
  • A. J. Wright
    Arthur McKinnon Brown

    Arthur McKinnon (some sources give McKimmon) Brown (1867-1939) was one of the earliest African American...
  • A. J. Wright
    Southern Research Institute

    Established in 1944 as the first independent scientific research center in the Southeast, the Southern...
  • A. J. Wright
    Cornelius Nathaniel Dorsette

    Cornelius N. Dorsette (1852?-1897) is often identified as the first licensed or certified black physician...
  • A.J. Wright
    Birmingham Medical College

    Birmingham Medical College (BMC) was a for-profit educational institution that operated in the city from 1894 until 1915.
  • A.J. Wright
    Octavus Roy Cohen

    Octavus Roy Cohen (1891-1959) was a journalist and prolific author of fiction who published more than...

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