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Black and white photo with two students behind a table, working with instruments.  Professor stands by watching.
Pharmaceutical laboratory at Howard University, Washington, D.C., ca. 1900. Prints & Photographs Catalog, Library of Congress.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. Women in medicine. Chicago, 1971. 32 p.
   R692.A48 1971

Carey, Charles W. African Americans in science: an encyclopedia of people and progress. Santa Barbara, CA, ABC-CLIO, c2008. 2 v.
   Bibliography: p. B-1-B-20.
   Q141.C2138 2008 <SciRR>

Carwell, Hattie. Blacks in science: astrophysicist to zoologist. Hicksville, NY, Exposition Press, c1977. 95 p.
   Bibliography: p. 93-94.
   Q141.C23 <SciRR>

Cox, Clinton. African American healers. Edited by Jim Haskins. New York, Wiley, c2000. 164 p.
   Bibliography: p. 153-154.
   R695.C69 2000

Curtis, James L. Blacks, medical schools, and society. Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Press, 1971. 169 p.
   Includes bibliographical references.
   R695.C86 1971

Darraj, Susan Muaddi. Mary Eliza Mahoney and the legacy of African American nurses. Philadelphia, Chelsea House Publishers, c2005. 136 p.
   "Chronology": p. 116-119.
   Bibliography: p. 120-128.
   RT83.5.D37 2005

Epps, Charles H., Davis G. Johnson, and Audrey L. Vaughan. African-American medical pioneers. Rockville, MD, Betz Pub. Co., c1994. 254 p.
   Bibliography: p. 231-232.
   R695.E67 1994 <SciRR>

Greene, Robert Ewell. Physicians and surgeons of color: real image models for youth and adults. Fort Washington, MD, R.E. Greene, 1996. 360 p.
   Bibliography: p. 341-344.
   R695.G74 1996

Hayden, Robert C. 11 African-American doctors. Rev. and expanded ed. Frederick, MD, Twenty-First Century Books, c1992. 206 p.
   R695.H39 1992

Hayden, Robert C. Mr. Harlem Hospital: Dr. Louis T. Wright: a biography. Littleton, MA, Tapestry Press, c2003. 223p.
   Includes bibliographical references.
   R154.5.W75H39 2003

Hinton, William Augustus. Syphilis and its treatment. New York, The Macmillan Company, 1936. 321 p.

Johnson, Lenworth N., and O. C. Bobby Daniels. Breaking the color line in medicine: African Americans in ophthalmology. Thorofare, NJ, SLACK Inc., c2002. 166 p.
   Bibliography: p. 155-160.
   RE30.U6J647 2002

Koba Associates. The treatment practices of Black physicians. Koba Associates, Inc., for U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Health Resources Administration, Office of Health Resources Opportunity. Hyattsville, MD, HRA, 1979. 75 p.
   Includes bibliographical references.
   RA410.7.K56 1979

Lichello, Robert. Pioneer in blood plasma: Dr. Charles Richard Drew. New York, J. Messner, 1968. 190 p.
   Bibliography: p. 185.

Macy Conference on Negroes for Medicine, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., 1967. Negroes for medicine; report of a Macy conference. Edited by Lee Cogan. Baltimore, Published for the Josiah Macy, Jr., Foundation by the Johns Hopkins Press, 1968. 71 p.
   Bibliography: p. 69-71.
   R695.M28 1967c

March´e, Wina. African American achievers in science, medicine, and technology: a resource book for young learners, parents, teachers, and librarians. Bloomington, IN, 1stBooks, c2003. 399 p.
   Includes bibliographical references.
   Q141.M27 2003

Minorities & women in the health fields. 1994 ed. Rockville, MD, U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services, Public Health Service, Health Resources and Services Administration, Bureau of Health Professions, Division of Disadvantage Assistance, 1994. 173 p.
   RA410.M56 1994

Notable Black American scientists. Kristine Krapp, editor. Detroit, Gale Research, c1999. 349 p.
   Includes bibliographical references.
   Q141.N726 1999 <SciRR>

Noteworthy publications by African-American surgeons: in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the National Medical Association, 1895-1995. Edited by Vernon J. Henderson, Claude H. Organ. Limited ed. 1995. Oakland, CA, Claude H. Organ, Jr., M.D., c1995. 413 p.
   Includes bibliographical references.
   R695.N68 1995

Ridlon, Florence. A Black physician’s struggle for civil rights: Edward C. Mazique, M.D. Albuquerque, University of New Mexico Press, c2005. 391 p.
   Bibliography: p. 373-381.
   R695.M35R53 2005

Sammons, Vivian O. Blacks in science and medicine. New York, Hemisphere Pub. Corp., c1990. 293 p.
   Bibliography: p. 261-268.
   Q141.B58 1990 <SciRR Desk>

Sanders, Robert B. Contributions of African American scientists to the field[s] of science, medicine, and inventions. New York, Nova Science Publishers, c2010. 1141 p.
   Bibliography: p. 1107-1109.
   Q141.S2856 2010

Savitt, Todd Lee. Race and medicine in nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century America. Kent, OH, Kent State University Press, c2007. 453 p.
   Bibliography: p. 353-433.
   RA448.5.N4S28 2007

Spangenburg, Ray, and Kit Moser. African Americans in science, math, and invention. New York, Facts on File, c2003. 254 p.
   Includes bibliographical references.
   Q141.S6285 2003 <SciRR>

Statistical record of health & medicine. Edited by Arsen J. Darnay. 2nd ed. Detroit, Gale Research Inc., c1998.
1029 p.
   Includes bibliographical references.
   RA407.3.S732 2nd 1998 <SciRR Desk>

Ward, Thomas J. Black physicians in the Jim Crow South. Fayetteville, The University of Arkansas Press, 2003. 368p.
   Bibliography: p. 337-353.
   R695.W37 2003

Warren, Wini. Black women scientists in the United States. Bloomington, Indiana University Press, c1999. 366 p.
   Bibliography: p. 341-355.
   Q141.W367 1999 <SciRR>

Webster, Raymond B. African American firsts in science and technology. Detroit, Gale Group, c1999. 461 p.
   Bibliography: p. 379-385.
   Q141.W43 1999 <SciRR>

Young, Jeff C. Brilliant African-American scientists: nine exceptional lives. Berkeley Heights, NJ, Books/Enslow Publishers, c2009. 128 p.
   Includes bibliographical references.
   Q141.Y674 2009

Yount, Lisa. Black scientists. New York, Facts on File, c1991. 111 p.
   Bibliography: p. 106.
   Q141.Y68 1991

Compiled by Daniel Gray, Intern, June 2011.

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