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  • “Without dissent”: Early black physicians in Alabama

    A.J. Wright Birmingham, Alabama, USA   Burgess Scruggs2 Cornelius Nathaniel Dorsette3 Hale Infirmary, Montgomery, Alabama4 Halle Tanner Dillon5 Alabama Medical Association Votes to Admit Negroes1 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…