Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Physicians

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Photographs

Photograph of Dr. D. M. Nigro standing by a wall of photographs. Autographed as: "To my good friend N. Emerson Paton the best secy & manager in the country. With best wishes, Doc Nigro, 1938".

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Photographs

Photograph of Dr. Kepner, obstetrician, seated on the steps at the entrance to The Willows Maternity Hospital.

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Photographs

Candid photograph of unidentified nurses seated with Dr. John W. Kepner, obstetrician, at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

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Photographs

Photograph of twelve men with medical paraphernalia labeled "Internes" at Kansas City's African-American General Hospital No. 2.

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Photographs

A 1920 photograph of Milton C. Lewis.

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Photographs

A 1920 photograph of Milton C. Lewis as an intern.

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Photographs

A 1939 photograph of Milton C. Lewis in Kansas City, Missouri.

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Photographs

The Generalite, 1940 is a yearbook for the General Hospital Number Two, Class of 1940. Included are portraits of Dr. Edwin Henry Schorer, director of Health for Kansas City, Missouri; Dr. Percy C. Turner, Superintendent for General Hospital No. 2; Lorenda S. Harris, R. N., Superintendent of Nurses; and Miss Bernice F. Brown, R. N., Instructor of Nurses. Also included are group photographs of the staff physicians, staff nurses, graduate nurses, and students of each graduating class.

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Photographs

Portrait photograph of Dr. Solomon H. Thompson, who began a “Black Hospital Movement” in the Kansas City area that began to address the health concerns of non-white communities. Along with Kansas City, Missouri, physician Thomas C. Unthank, Dr. Thompson founded Douglass Hospital and Training School for Nurses in Kansas City, Kansas.

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Photographs

Photograph of the doctors of General Hospital #2, a hospital for African-Americans once located just north of the intersection of 22nd Street and McCoy Avenue (now Kenwood Avenue). This vantage point faces west towards the southeastern entrance to the hospital.

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Programs

Excerpts of the April 7, 1931 program for the Fourteenth Annual Fashion Show at Convention Hall under the auspices of Wheatley-Provident Hospital Auxiliary No. 1. These excerpts include information about Wheatley-Provident Hospital staff, including portraits of Dr. Thomas C. Unthank, Professor Joe E. Herriford, Dr. J. Edward Perry, Dr. W. H. Bruce, Attorney C. H. Calloway, Henry B. Lyons, M.D., Mrs. M. L. Crosthwaite, and other group portraits of the board of directors and auxiliary staff.

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