February 1990, an exhibition entitled
The Afro-American Presence in Medicine, 18501930: The Harvard
Connection drew attention to a group of students of African
descent who studied at Harvard Medical School between 1850 and 1930.
This book further expands on the parameters of the exhibit and on
the literature that has appeared since the 1950s on some of the
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One: An Evolution of Attitudes
Two: Biographical Sketches