Portrait of Eliza Grier taken from the composite photograph of Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania, class of 1897 photograph (26 individual portraits printed together).
Get the story...
Dr. Eliza Grier was an emancipated slave who graduated from WMCP in 1897. She supported herself through college by picking cotton and received some financial assistance to attend WMCP. After her training, Grier practiced medicine in an impoverished area of South Carolina for a short time before her death in 1901.
Creator: Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania
Item Number: p2971c
Size: 31.9 x 24.1
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. Eliza Grier and Matilda Evans: Two Women, Two Paths. 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:971
Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania--Students
African American medical students
Grier, Eliza Anna