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Doctor or Doctress? Explore American history through the eyes of women physicians

Doctor or Doctress? Explore American history through the eyes of women physicians

"The collections at the Drexel University College of Medicine Legacy Center reflect the history of one of its predecessor institutions, the Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania--the first medical school in the world for women--as well as history of women in medicine internationally. Through the resources in Doctor or Doctress?, students come to understand the “big picture” by learning core history themes -- such as the Civil War and Reconstruction, World Wars I and II, the Great Depression, the Progressive Era, Social Justice and Civil Rights -- through the lens of 19th and early 20th century women. Approaching broad historical topics through individual women’s experiences, students will understand and use primary sources to make their own well-informed interpretations of American... Show More
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