Portrait of Halle Tanner Dillon-Johnson taken from the Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania, class of 1891 photograph. Partial key on reverse.
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Dr. Halle Tanner Dillon Johnson, daughter of a Philadelphia bishop, graduated in the class of 1891 and became the first African-American and woman to pass the Alabama state board of examination. She founded a free clinic in Tuskegee, Alabama to serve those who did not have access to healthcare.
Creator: Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania
Item Number: p0396a
Physical Collection: Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania: Photograph Collection. 1850-present. (ACC-AHC1), 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. Early African-American Woman Physicians: She has undertaken a Herculean task. 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:1856
Dillon, Halle Tanner
Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania--Students
African American medical students