Portrait of Dr. Ann Preston.
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Ann Preston graduated from the Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1852.
The Female Medical College of Pennsylvania was the first medical school to grant degrees to women. It opened in 1850, and made it possible for women to formally train as doctors. Ann Preston was a member of the first graduating class in 1852.
Item Number: p2322
Physical Collection: Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania: Photograph Collection. 1850-present. (ACC-AHC1)
Finding Aid: http://archives.drexelmed.edu/collect/guide/photo.php
Link to OPAC Record: http://innopac.library.drexel.edu/search/c?SEARCH=ACC-AHC1
Cite this source: Title of document, date. Pioneers in the Face of Adversity: The Mob of ‘69. Doctor or Doctress?: Explore American history through the eyes of women physicians. The Legacy Center, Drexel University College of Medicine Archives & Special Collections. Philadelphia, PA. Date of access. http://lcdc.library.drexel.edu/islandora/object/islandora:1347
Preston, Ann, 1813-1872
Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania -- Administration
Womens Medical College, North College Avenue, Philadelphia