Burton | Thomas William

What Experience Has Taught Me

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    First edition of What Experience Has Taught Me, by Dr. Thomas William Burton, co-founder of the first African American medical society in Ohio.

    Octavo, 126pp. Green cloth, title in gilt on spine. Previous ownership inscription on front pastedown endpaper. Faint tidemark along top edge of text block. Calls for 22 full-page, black and white photographic plates, lacking one. In publisher’s scarce dust jacket, wear at seams and some loss on back panel, reinforcements to verso. A scarce piece.

    Doctor Thomas W. Burton was born a slave in Kentucky, being the youngest of 15 children. He attended Berea College and later the Medical College of Indiana. In 1892, he graduated from the Eclectic College of Physicians and Surgeons and moved to Springfield, Ohio, where he became the first African American physician in the city. In 1897, he and Dr. H.R. Hawkins, organized the Ohio Mutual Medical Association, the first black medical society in Ohio.

    Additional information

    Location Published

    Cincinnati

    Publisher

    Press of Jennings and Graham

    Edition

    First Edition

    Date Published

    1910

    Binding

    Cloth

    Condition

    Very Good

    Jacket Condition

    Very Good

    Author

    Burton | Thomas William