Tag Archives: Raymond Curry

Provident Hospital – the first Black owned and operated medical institution in the United States

Raymond H. Curry University of Illinois, Chicago, United States VeeLa Sengstacke Gonzales Chicago, Illinois, United States (Spring 2015)  Nurses tending to a patient at Provident Hospital Prior to 1891 there was not in this country a single hospital or training school for nurses owned and managed by colored people … there are now twelve! … […]

Carlos Montezuma, MD

Raymond Curry University of Illinois College of Medicine, United States (Spring 2015)     Photograph of Carlos Montezuma (standing second row, far right) Northwestern University Medical School, Class of 1888 Reunion Rochester, Minnesota, June 17 – 18, 1921 Carlos Montezuma (1865? – 1923) was a unique figure and a fascinating study in the construction of a […]