Filson Friday: Louisville's Healthcare Institutions in an Era of Segregation
In the post-Reconstruction period, Louisville’s African Americans established separate institutions to meet the medical needs of their community. Henry Fitzbutler, the first African American doctor to practice in Louisville, was instrumental in the establishment of a medical college for aspiring black physicians. His school, the Louisville National Medical College, opened in 1888 and operated in Louisville for nearly 25 years. Some graduates of the Louisville National Medical College went on to practice… Show more
Created by eventbrite | Claim this event
|Check Site||Buy Now|
1310 S. Third St.
Louisville, KY 40208