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“Without dissent”: early black physicians in Alabama

A.J. Wright Birmingham, Alabama, USA   Burgess Scruggs 2 Cornelius Nathaniel Dorsette 3 Hale Infirmary, Montgomery, Alabama 4 Halle Tanner Dillon 5 Alabama Medical Association Votes to Admit Negroes 1 There is a brief but interesting note in the July 1953 issue of the Journal of the National Medical Association, the official voice of the organization founded in 1895 for African-American […]