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Library exhibit showcases African-Americans' health and achievement in health sciences

February 11, 2016

St. Philip School of Nursing graduates, circa 1960. Special Collections and Archives, Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences

To commemorate Black History Month, the Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences presents a display featuring resources that focus on African-Americans and health as well as the African-American experience and achievement in the health sciences. Also on display, photos and information from Saint Philip School of Nursing provide a look at black history in the health sciences in Richmond.

The display is on the first floor of the library, 509 N. 12th St. All items are available for check out. Posters featuring prominent African-American leaders, writers and figures are also on display throughout the library.  

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