Focusing on African Americans in Civil War medicine, the exhibit highlights the far too frequently overlooked contributions of African American nurses, surgeons, and hospital workers in one of America’s greatest conflicts as their efforts “challenged the prescribed notions of both race and gender.”
You can visit the exhibit’s website here for additional educational materials, or better yet, come see the exhibit in person!
University of Michigan Taubman Health Sciences Library
Fourth Floor, 1135 E. Catherine Street.
This exhibition was developed and produced by the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health with research assistance from the Historical Society of Washington, D.C.