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Alabama Children's Home Hospital letters

Identifier: AC-764

Scope and Contents

This collection contains two typescript letters written in 1954, by Florence S. Adams, Executive Director of the Community Chest in Birmingham, Alabama. The March 31 letter is addressed to Ollie Wyatt, President of the City Federation of Colored Women's Clubs in Birmingham. This letter


  • 1954 March 31 and June 3


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Biographical / Historical

Children's Home Hospital was the only hospital that allowed African American physicians to practice medicine in Birmingham, Alabama, through almost all of the first half of the twentieth century. The hospital was founded in circa 1901 by Arthur McKinnon Brown (1867–1939).


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Anna Smith, 2023.

Alabama Children's Home Hospital letters
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Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository